During the first week of August every year, Peruvians and Ecuadorians celebrate Pachamama Raymi, or as it translates in English, the “Festival of Mother Earth.” In the former Inca capital of Cusco, people give their tributes to Pachamama, or Mother Earth, to show thanks for blessing their crops which have been supporting their families and friends for generations.
In recent years, many Machu Picchu alternatives have been discovered and made more accessible to visitors and tourists. Find out the top Machu Picchu alternatives and see which you should visit! What is the one drawback to visiting the world-famous Incan ruins at Machu Picchu? The crowds, of course. It’s an amazing place for sure, but everyone knows about it.