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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...
Tuesday November 29, 2016
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Cusco Makes Best Colonial Cities List!
A Spanish newspaper called La Vanguardia compiled a list of the most beautiful colonial cities across the world, and Cusco made this list!

In fact, Cusco was ranked with the very top cities of South America. The list included cities from Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Guatemala, Cuba, Nicaragua and Peru. ...
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 ...






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