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Tourist guides peacefully end protests at Cuzco’s Temple of Sun

Hundreds of tourist guides and students staging a sit-in at Cuzco’s Temple of the Sun, also known as the ancient Inca shrine of Coricancha, peacefully ended their protest on Friday, after Congress assured them they demands would be met. Tourist guides have been protesting a congressional bill designed to open […]

by · May 8, 2009 · 0 comments · Archaeology, Exploration, Travel/Tourism

Tourist guides continue protests at Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

Dozens of professional tourist guides organized a peaceful demonstration on Wednesday in the Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu – Peru’s top tourist attraction – to protest a congressional bill designed to open up their profession to people who have not been formally trained as guides, reported daily El Comercio. Of […]