Drones to watch Machu Picchu after six tourists defecated inside temple; Vishal Tiwari; Republic World

After 6 tourists were arrested for allegedly open defecating at the iconic Machu Picchu, authorities are turning to drones and security cameras to keep a check.

Source: Drones to watch Machu Picchu after six tourists defecated inside temple – Republic World

Peru promises to protect Machu Picchu as it builds airport; AFP

Peru’s government promised on Thursday to protect the Machu Picchu sanctuary and other Inca ruins when building a new airport to serve the ancient civilization’s capital of Cusco. Machu Picchu and the Inca road system are UNESCO World Heritage sites, and the UN agency has previously expressed

Source: Peru promises to protect Machu Picchu as it builds airport

Machu Picchu drones to stop tourists defecating in sacred temple; Michael Havis; Daily Mail

Machu Picchu officials in Peru indicated drones and CCTV would be used for security but also in a bid to prevent desecration of a sacred temple. Six tourists were arrested after faeces were found at the site.

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Peru To Install Cameras At World Heritage Site Machu Picchu After Tourists Illegally Sneak In And Damage Walls; Melissa Lemieux; Newsweek

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Peru: Tourists face deportation over Machu Picchu damage and defecation; Sky News

The four men and two women are alleged to have damaged stonework and defecated among the tourist attraction in Peru.

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Outrage after tourists defecate on and destroy parts of Machu Picchu – group facing prison; Aimee Robinson; Express

TOURISTS who broke into, and then defecated on, restricted areas of Peruvian Inca ruins Machu Picchu have been arrested. Now, they could face a prison stint of up to four years.

Source: Outrage after tourists defecate on and destroy parts of Machu Picchu – group facing prison

Six tourists arrested after feces found in Peru’s sacred temple; AFP

Six tourists, including a French woman, have been arrested over accusations that they damaged Peru’s cultural heritage by defecating in a sacred temple at the iconic Machu Picchu sanctuary.

Source: Six tourists arrested after feces found in Peru’s sacred temple | Philstar.com

Trashy Tourism Threatens Machu Picchu’s Future; Ed Whelan; Ancient Origins

One of the world’s most famous historic sites is being threatened by a trash crisis. Machu Picchu is at risk because of the waste left by tourists.

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The 10 places you shouldn’t visit next year; Cathy Adams & Helen Coffey; Independent

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You’ll have read plenty of articles about where you should be going in 2020 – The Independent travel team’s own list included – but what about the cities and regions you should avoid in the 12…

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Travel + Leisure: Peru’s Arequipa among 50 best places to travel in 2020; Andina

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Bucket Lists and ’30 Before 30′: Has The Internet Ruined The Way We Travel?; Sophie Gallagher; Huffington Post

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Just Some Genuinely Helpful Tips Those Who Traveled to Peru Absolutely Swear By; Travelers Today

Peru’s staggering variety of places to visit means the potential for adventure is boundless. Peru’s vibrant Andean culture will liven your travels: tucked-away highland towns burst into color on market day, and local fiestas are celebrated with infectious enthusiasm.

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The Moray Terraces Were a 15th Century Incan Agricultural Research Station; Marcia Wendorf; Interesting Engineering

The Moray Terraces demonstrate the Inca’s incredibly sophisticated agricultural practices.

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AI Processing Helps Scientists Discover Geoglyphs; CloudWedge

Archaeologists from Yamagata University, Japan, have discovered some 143 new geoglyphs etched into the desert of southern Peru. The best-known geoglyphs…

Source: AI Processing Helps Scientists Discover Geoglyphs | CloudWedge

Japan researchers find 140 new geoglyphs in Peru; Shubham Bose; Republic World

Researchers from Yamagata University in Japan discover 140 new Geoglyphs in Peru adding to the collection of the 30 already existing Nazca Lines in Chile…

Source: Japan researchers find 140 new geoglyphs in Peru – Republic World

AI Discovered Nazca Lines That’ve Been Lost for 2,000 Years; Daisy Hernandez; NY Times

Another 142 Lines were discovered by a team of Japanese researchers in collaboration with…

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Spotlight On Peru: Why You Should Visit Lima, The City Of Kings; Wendy Altschuler; Forbes

Many visitor’s to Peru skip exploring Lima, the capital city, in their excitement to get to Cuzco, the former capital of the Inca Empire, and Machu Picchu, South America’s main attraction. This would be a mistake.

Source: Spotlight On Peru: Why You Should Visit Lima, The City Of Kings

Archaeologists Identify 143 New Nazca Lines; John Daley; Smithsonian

The trove of newly documented geoglyphs includes a humanoid figure identified by artificial intelligence…

Source: Archaeologists Identify 143 New Nazca Lines

Team Of Scientists Discovered 140 Huge Mysterious Drawings In Peru; Robertas Lisickis; Bored Panda

Humanity has come a long way with its numerous discoveries. Everything from new locations to new species to new technologies, history is chock-full of notable findings and breakthroughs.

Source: Team Of Scientists Discovered 140 Huge Mysterious Drawings In Peru

Scientists have found 142 more ancient etchings in Peru. Now AI will speed up the hunt; Karen Hao; MIT Technology Review

Located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru, the Nazca Lines are a collection of giant etchings that only make sense from a great height.

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