The German President Joachim Gauck was in Peru this week and has visited Cusco and the Machu Picchu last Monday. Before visiting Cusco, and the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, Gauck had a busy schedule with conventions at the Government Palace.
On Sunday he visited the city center of Cusco including the cathedral. Here he was given a rosary by the Archbishop, which is a holy element of the Cathedral Church.
The president was companied by the Minister of Trade and Tourism, officials from Cusco’s Regional Directorate of Culture (more…)