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More than 50 000 people celebrated the Sun Festival in the Inca city
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Thursday July 12, 2018
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The closing events of the Peruvian city of Cusco's month celebrations, also known as Kacharpari, consist of musical shows, artistic dances, and a gastronomical festival.

This festivities were held during the month in June and part of July and all of them portrayed the best of the Inca city.

The closing activities started this July 8th at the Regocijo Square...
The archaeological site known as Choquequirao won first place in the ´´Regions´´ category on the well-known Lonely Planet travel website.

Every year, Lonely Planet releases a new list for the best places to travel for the next year. Their list for 2017 was recently released, and Peru´s Choquequirao made the list! ...
Cusco is a city with a constant urban growth, though it is not precisely ordered. In fact, the difficulties create a large amount of noise, contamination and chaos. There is an excess of cars, with a total of 115,000 vehicles filling the streets. This is a 320% increase from 10 years ago. Both experts and the Cusco locals worry about this issue, especially as more than 2.5 million tourists visit Cusco every year ...
Tuesday October 11, 2016
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New Archaeological Discovery in Cusco
Recently, various government workers were doing maintenance along the Vilcanota River, and they made a new archaeological discovery.

They found the remains of an Incan altar, which was 2.5 meters long and 1 meter wide. Furthermore, the altar weighs 20 tons! ...
Just last month, there was a fire in a church located in San Sebastian, Cusco. After this sad event, the government is asking itself, ´´Are the historic buildings in Cusco in danger of disaster?´´

There are 142 religious sites that the government, specifically the Ministry of Culture, is very concerned about. ...
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. ...






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