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Cusco during the Quarantine
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Thursday July 9, 2020
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On Sunday March 15th in the evening, as we were all preparing for the start of a new work week, we got the shocking national announcement from the president of Peru that we were entering a nationwide quarantine and state of emergency with the closure of all borders by land, air and sea. People in Cusco could not leave their homes, spend time outside; travel and we had to follow a strict and mandatory curfew....
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 ...
Due to the heavy raining season, trains to the beautiful Inca Citadel Machu Picchu will only depart from the city of Ollantaytambo till 30 April 2018 reported PeruRail. The Peruvian railway company will only offer the service for both local people and tourists for the route Ollantaytambo-Machu Picchu - Hidroeléctrica and vice versa for safety reasons. ...
Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Cusco Considered Next Foodie Hot Spot in Latin America
Cusco is coming up in the food world after a busy year with many celebrity chefs who have come to town as well as different national gastronomic associations. There have been expos displaying Peruvian foods in the jungle and those exhibiting more coastal delicacies throughout this 2017 year.

A popular event run in the center of Cusco in the San Pedro Market, Benefico ...
Wednesday October 18, 2017
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5 Countries to Participate in Restoration of Inca Trail
Technical teams from the Qhapaq Ñan Project in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru are participating today in an important practical workshop for the conservation of the Inca Trail. Restoration work will be carried out by the teams on the Chinchaysuyo road, particularly on the Hawkaypata-Izcuchaca section.

During the workshop, the teams will restore the stone walkways and walls ...






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