Exploration

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, […]

Cusco Protests as Chinchero Airport Financing Adjusted

Cusco Protests as Chinchero Airport Financing Adjusted

Cusco authorities are calling for a regional strike, giving the government 72 hours to come up with a solution to the sudden postponement of the groundbreaking ceremony for the new airport at Chinchero. People from Urubamba, Paucartambo, Anta and La Convención marched with banners to the Chinchero site to protest. […]

The Road to Ruins

The Road to Ruins

By Gary Ziegler ✐ The Andean Research Expedition Report 2016 ☄ “Follow the roads; they lead to ruins.”  ~ Gene Savoy (Here is the story about what that advice helped reveal in the remote Vilcabamba range.)

Machu Picchu Extreme Makeover Plans Explained

Machu Picchu Extreme Makeover Plans Explained

By Rick Vecchio ✐ Peruvian Times Contributing Editor ☄ Nearly three years have passed since plans for an extreme makeover of Machu Picchu first came to light. Many travelers are wondering when this heralded “reconceptualization” of Peru’s iconic Inca sanctuary will actually happen. Dr. Elías Carreño Peralta, the Ministry of […]