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New Machu Picchu Regulations Start July 1st 2017

In 1983 the little known archeological site of Machu Picchu received UNESCO World Heritage status. Since then Machu Picchu has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with traveller

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Riba Award For Building Inspired By Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is arguably the most breathtakingly beautiful archaeological site in the world. It is an ancient ruin, thought to have been built as a place of worship or as a country residence for an Incan

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Machu Picchu Ranks No.1 in TripAdvisor’s New Ranking for Landmarks

Perched high atop a ridge in the Andes Mountains, the ancient Incan site of Machu Picchu has been given the title of the TripAdvisor’s top world landmark as voted for by its members. The ranking list,

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British Tourist Arrested for Posing Nude at Machu Picchu

Two tourists, a British man and Frenchman, were arrested at Machu Picchu last week (Thursday, 3rd March 2016) for posing naked for photos within the famous 15th century citadel. The two were spotted by

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Tipping on the Inca Trail and Porter Welfare

Trekking to Machu Picchu is an incredible experience. The stunning scenery, mountain vistas and, of course, the history of the land makes it quite simply one the most popular tourist destinations in the

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Inca Trail Toilets – What to Expect When You Are Bursting!

If you like your modern plumbing and your the sort of person that needs to be prepared for everything, finding out what the toilet situation is like on the Inca Trail is vital. It is not a well documented

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Trekking to Machu Picchu in December

Because many people get time off over Christmas, we often get asked by our readers if trekking to Machu Picchu in December is a good idea. Therefore, we thought we would put together a quick article in

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Peru launches new trail to Machu Picchu

Sernanp – the state-run National Service of Natural Protected Areas in Peru has recently announced the launch of a new trekking route to Machu Picchu. The new trail which is known as Route 5: Chachabamba-Wiñaywayna-Machupicchu,

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Things to do in Machu Picchu – The Must See Sights!

Situated high in the Andean hills, Machu Picchu sits atop a ridge overlooking several large valleys. Its iconic status as one of the worlds most interesting places to visit means that millions of tourists

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Google Street View Comes to Machu Picchu!

At some point, most of us have seen a Google vehicle driving around town. However, Google are now taking this one step further and getting off the beaten path to bring us some of the most beautiful places

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