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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...
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 ...
The most popular, and by many accounts the most glorious, way to first observe the beautiful Inca Citadel Machu Picchu is to hike the Inca Trail, an amazing four-day trek of approximately 45 kilometers.

Along the famous route in the Cusco area, trekkers pass many Incan ruins and settlements located along the Inca Trail before ending at the Sun Gate on Machu Picchu Mountain. ...
Tuesday September 26, 2017
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Local Communities Come Together to Narrate Inca Myths
Villagers from local communities of Cusco participated in the “Encounter of Storytellers of Qhapaq Ñan” held at the Casa de la Cultura de San Bernardo last week.

The event featured 16 narrators recounting the myths, stories and legends that emerged from their communities and that are traditionally transmitted orally from parents to children ...
Tuesday September 19, 2017
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Archaeological Site of Muyu Orqo Undergoes Renovation
The archaeological site Muyu Orqo, located in Southern Cusco, recently received some renovations and preservation work this past week from the Peruvian Ministry of Culture.

With the support of locals in the area, specialists cleaned and cleared vegetation covering several structures and carried out other forms of maintenance on the “colcas”, or storage facilities used during Inca times. ...






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