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Mandatory guides for visitors to Machu Picchu starting July 1

Mandatory guides for visitors to Machu Picchu starting July 1

Visitors to Machu Picchu will have to hire an official guide to enter the Inca Citadel starting July 1, a top official at the Ministry of Culture told Peruvian Times on Friday.

Machu Picchu visitor entry in two shifts set to begin in July

Machu Picchu visitor entry in two shifts set to begin in July

The new ticketing system for visitors to Machu Picchu to enter the Inca citadel in two shifts, one in the morning and the other in the afternoon, will start July 1.

Tourists Deported for Graffiti in Cusco

Tourists Deported for Graffiti in Cusco

Peru’s Immigration office deported four tourists this week, on charges of acts against “public and internal order.” The tourists —from Uruguay and Argentina— were caught painting graffiti on an adobe wall in the Tricentenario square in Cusco. Although the graffiti was painted on a “non historical” wall that is covered […]

The Lost City of Z  — The Movie, the Book, and the Real Story

The Lost City of Z — The Movie, the Book, and the Real Story

By Nicholas Asheshov — The Lost City of Z, the movie of the book by David Grann, has started the rounds at cinemas in the UK and opens on Easter weekend in the United States.  The film covers the expedition in 1925 of the Amazon surveyor and explorer Colonel Percival Fawcett, […]