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Group of Cusco citizens plans to reclaim Temple Qorikancha
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Friday January 19, 2018
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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....
Friday September 16, 2016
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Chiri Uchu at San Juan de Dios
This typical dish from Cusco is generally served during the Corpus Christi celebrations in June, but also in the beginning of September during the festivities of San Juan de Dios.

The mixed plate is eaten cold and with the hands. Chiri uchu literally means “cold meal” while it exists out of a large number of different ingredients from the regions of the Tahuantinsuyo ...
Tuesday September 6, 2016
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Machu Picchu receives a new route
Peru´s famous World Heritage site Machu Picchu is now accessible through a new route.

Until now, the archaeological site was only equipped with one path used for exit and entrance where it often came to a build-up of crowds. The new route will grant better access as well as safer conditions for visitors, according to the Department of Culture in Cusco. ...
Tuesday August 16, 2016
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Cusco Hosts The Chaski Challenge
For the second year in a row, Cusco will host an event called ´´The Chaski Challenge,´´ a well-known race through the Andes Mountains.

The Chaski Challenge is known as the most important mountain race of Peru. It will take place in the Sacred Valley of the Incas on August 20th. The race will offer three different distances: 80K, 80K Relay, and 30K. ...
Tuesday July 5, 2016
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A new luxury sleeper train in Peru
No more rough nights and bumpy roads with Belmond’s new luxury sleeper train.

Traveling is an adventure which includes long hikes, dirty hostels, bad food and bumpy roads. Roughing it out and experiencing the tougher side of life makes your travel experience unique, this way you get to know the country and make memories that last forever. ...
Thursday June 30, 2016
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Puerto Rico Show to be filmed in Cusco
After searching for the perfect destination to film the show ´´Check In,´´ producers of the show decided on Peru and, among others, Cusco, as a filming location.

The Puerto Rican show is in its second season and is produced by Sixto George. It is an online show on Primerahora.com, one of the most popular sites in Puerto Rico. ...
High school students in Cusco showed off their talents during their performance of typical dances from the Southern area’s at the festivities of the Jubilee Month in Cusco.

The several cultural activities got a lot of attention from both locals and domestic and foreign tourists. ...






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