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Solar Train to Connect Argentina and Cusco
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Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Argentina and Cusco just became a little bit closer. Starting in the northwestern part of the country, in the province of Jujuy, there will be a solar train that will run its course to Cusco, Peru. This is the first solely touristic train in Latin America and the second in the world to run on solar power. The process of completing the railroad and its logistics is a long and complicated process...
Wednesday March 14, 2018
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Arequipa: coolest city worldwide
According to the American magazine Forbes the Peruvian city of Arequipa – a 10-hour bus drive from Cusco - is on the "10 coolest cities around the world to visit in 2018". Arequipa shares the list with other cities like Nagasaki in Japan, Puebla in Mexico, Cairo in Egypt, and six other interesting cities.

Forbes wanted to know which cities the coolest cities around the world were. ...
Studies conducted by the mobile phone company Sony Mobile researched Instagram and other social media platforms. This way the company established a list of 30 places that were most photographed and posted on social media. And the tenth place of the list is held by the Machu Picchu in Peru near Cusco! ...
The impressive Belmond Palacio Nazarenas in Cusco has made it on the Tripadvisor listing Best Hotels 2018 all over the world!

The Palacio Nazarenes is situated in the Calle Plazoleta Nazarenas, near Plaza Das Armas of Cusco. It is rated five stars on Tripadvisor and has many, many positive reactions. Reviews like: "this hotel goes above and beyond" ...
Friday February 2, 2018
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New Discoveries Near Cusco in Chincheros
According to the Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco (DDC), there are recent discoveries in the Chinchero archaeological park in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Chinchero is located approximately 40 minutes by bus from Cusco.

The Chinchero archeological site was built around 1480 by Tupac Inca Yupanqui. The site contains amazing pre-Columbian walls, enclosures, platforms ...
In a letter to Pope Francis, a group of Cusqueños wants to convince the Catholic Church to return the ancient Inca temple Qorikancha.

Like many other Inca temples in the city of Cusco and its surroundings, Qorikancha, the most important temple of the Inca Empire, had been destroyed during the Spanish conquest more than 500 years ago and a Catholic church had been built on its foundations. ...
On January 8th in 1981, the archaeological complex of Machu Picchu was declared a “Historic Sanctuary” in Peru. Stretching over an area of 32,592 hectares (80,537 acres) the site is the country’s most visited natural protected area and includes the actual ruins of Machu Picchu as well as surrounding ecosystems. The Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary represents a great historic and cultural value ...






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