Post Tagged with: "Machu Picchu"

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 […]

LiDAR Mapping Project of Machu Picchu Coming Soon

LiDAR Mapping Project of Machu Picchu Coming Soon

By Rick Vecchio ✐ Peruvian Times Contributing Editor ☄ Peru’s President caused a stir last week when he took his helicopter for a spin around Machu Picchu. It’s still unclear whether Ollanta Humala was actually the pilot of the aircraft that made two long circles around the sanctuary — there […]

Cultural Law Repealed: Cusco 1, Peru 0

Cultural Law Repealed: Cusco 1, Peru 0

Cusco went back to work Friday, following the repeal in Congress of Law 1198 that was to open doors to private investment and support in developing Peru’s huge untapped historical and archaeological resources. In the 48-hour strike that had some 14,000 tourists stuck in different parts of Cusco since Wednesday, […]