Cusco | How to Peru - Part 2
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Is Machu Picchu Closing to the Public?

Some questions hover around like hummingbirds, quietly floating in the background or flapping frenziedly to the fore “Is Machu Picchu closing” is one such question Two things help keep this strangely common query...

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Machu Picchu Before and After the Bingham Excavation

When Hiram Bingham first arrived at Machu Picchu on July 24, 1911, he knew he had found something special The site had been almost entirely reclaimed by the jungle, but Bingham and his colleagues could still see glimpses of...

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Machu Picchu in the Mist and Rain

Ah yes, there she is, Machu Picchu! Yep, just there, right in front That rocky protrusion poking out through the mist and rain Machu Picchu Weather Before you make the trip to Machu Picchu, accept the fact that not everything...

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Machu Picchu Safety Advice From ‘A’ to Zika

The following Machu Picchu safety advice covers everything from altitude sickness to sunburn to the Zika virus It will help you decide which vaccinations you need for Machu Picchu, and which can be ignored That said, none...

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Mario Testino’s Alta Moda and the Traditional Dress of Cusco

It’s not every day that a kid from Lima, Peru, heads to London to ultimately find fame and fortune photographing royalty and the international stars of stage and screen It’s probably safe to say that such a story has...