Category Archives: Peru

Oldest City In The Americas Under Threat From Squatters; AFP

Having survived for 5,000 years, the oldest archeological site in the Americas is under threat from squatters claiming the coronavirus pandemic has left them with no other option but to occupy the sacred city.

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Squatters issue death threats to archaeologist who discovered oldest city in the Americas; Dan Collyns; Guardian


Squatters reportedly belonging to one family claim site of 5,000 year-old ruins was given to them in the 1970s…

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Discover the ancient `Lost City’ in dynamic library exhibit; Mark Snyder; Wicked Local

A spring exhibit didn’t pan out because of the pandemic, but just wait until you get a load of this artist’s current offering at Stoughton library. Read Snyder’s Stoughton.

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Machu Picchu to reopen for tourists after train protests; Live Mint

The protests had forced the site to close on Monday, just six weeks after it reopened following an almost eight-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cityneon to bring historical artefacts exhibition to the world; Alice Sarsfield-Hall; blooloop

Cityneon will bring Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru, a historical artefacts IP exhibition, to the world in 2021.

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How the Inca Road System Tied Together an Empire and Facilitated Its Fall; Joshua Rapp Learn; Discover Magazine

Thousands of miles of pathways through some of the most rugged land on earth form this six-country UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Lima, Peru; Orange Smile

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Machu Picchu the Lost City Rediscovered; Francisco Jara; The Citizen

Before the pandemic, around 3 000 people a day would visit Machu Picchu, which means “Old Mountain” in the Quechua language that predominated in the Inca empire. Now, visitors and staff must pass through a temperature control before entering the site.

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Huge Cat Etched Into Peruvian Hillside Believed to Be Over 2,000 Years Old; Design You Trust

Archaeologists recently discovered a giant cat ‘geoglpyh’ etched into a hillside in Peru and experts say it dates back to 200 B.C. to 100 B.C. The giant cat stretches roughly 40 yards (36.5 meters) and was found at the historic Nazca Lines, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Nazca Lines are a group of very large geoglyphs made in the soil of the Nazca Desert in southern Peru.

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Oldest geoglyph discovered in Peru; The Week

The depiction of a feline measures 37 metres across and is 2000 years old…

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Explained: What is the giant cat drawing at a UNESCO World Heritage site in Peru?; Indian Express

The cat is an ancient geoglyph unearthed recently at Peru s famous Nazca Lines.

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Puebla; Unesco

Puebla is a cultural city, noted since its foundation in 1531 as a city of letters and a territory of invaluable traditions, classed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

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Arequipa; Unesco

Arequipa – a charming and generous cityArequipa, considered an intermediate city and home to 80 per cent of the region’s population, historically constitutes a node that articulates the economic and social dynamics of the Andean south.

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Machu Picchu: get to know Peru’s icon of Inca civilization; Agnes Rivera; Lonely Planet

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The Nazca Lines & Interactive Map; Heritage Daily

The Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru constructed between were created between 500 BC and 500 AD.

Source: The Nazca Lines & Interactive Map – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News

Google makes 3D models to preserve sites threatened by climate change; Michael Thomsen; Daily Mail


In an effort to preserve the legacy of some of the world’s most famous landmarks, Google has announced a new project transform five of the most endangered by climate change into 3D models.

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

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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

Peru: 9-Day Luxury Small Group Tour Through Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu with Belmond Andean Explorer Train Journey, Peru, South America; Luxury Escapes

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Rediscover the legendary lost city of the Incas; World Inside Picture

The lost city of the Incas is the unofficial name given to Machu Picchu, the mountain ridge constructed by the Inca Empire in the 15th- century and located in eastern Peru. It was forgotten for a…

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