Rome of South Americas Juli (Puno), is back

Wednesday April 10, 2019
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Juli, a town in the Puno-region situated in the southeast of Peru, is also better known as the Rome of the Americas because of its beautiful architecture and temples in colonial style, similar to the ones in Rome. The town is back on its track to recover its splendour. Juli wants to become a centre for tourists who love culture.

Juli – also called “the Jewel of Puno” – was founded in Colonial times by the Dominicans. The main goal of those Dominicans was to build religious temples. In these temples, they wanted to prepare missions for evangelism across South America. (more…)

Most sustainable city of Peru and Latin America: Machu Picchu

Wednesday April 10, 2019
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Machu Picchu Town is now the most sustainable city in Latin America and Peru. This has been achieved, thanks to the good management of the organic and inorganic waste in the district.

On Friday, the 5th of April, they opened in the Machu Picchu Town an organic waste recovery factory; the perfect proof that the town is now a sustainable city. (more…)

Russian Exhibition about ancient Peruvian Civilizations and Artifacts

Wednesday April 03, 2019
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There is a new exhibition held in The Russian Museum of Ethnography in the Marble Hall in Sint-Petersburg, Russia. The exhibition is called “The Gold of the Inca Empire. God. Power. Eternity. 2000 Years of a Great Civilization”. It is dedicated to the interesting and memorable past of Ancient Peru.

In the exhibition, visitors can admire 86 valuable and original objects from the ancient Peruvian civilisations. All these objects have a personal message that the modern man. (more…)

Cusco in TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations 2019

Wednesday April 03, 2019
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The Southern-Andean city of Cusco is ranked #23 according to TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice. Cusco is also the only South American city on the list among world’s top 25 destinations in 2019.

TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel and restaurant website. It has an interactive travel forum and shows reviews of other travellers about hotels, restaurants and other travel-related topics.

TripAdvisor about Cusco: “Incan majesty, and Andean baroque exist side-by-side in Cusco’s stone streets, epitomised by the Qoriacancha palace and the church of Santo Domingo flanking the Plaza de Armas. (more…)

Gold for Peruvian volleyball team at Special Olympics

Wednesday April 03, 2019
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At the Special Olympics’ World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi, Peru’s extremely good volleyball team won gold! The games took place from March 14 till March 21 this year. Peru was represented by 22 athletes who participated in four disciplines: gymnastics, swimming, athletics and volleyball. In total the country won six golden, eight silver and five bronze medals. One of those gold medals was from the Peruvian volleyball team.

The Inca country had to play against Russia and won with 2-1. (more…)

How will climate change affect Peruvian glaciers and local communities?

Wednesday April 03, 2019
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Peru – A new project started by The University of Plymouth and the Geophysical Institute wants to search for the precise effects in the Peruvian Andes. The future and current climate changes cause these effects; the institutions want to focus specifically on its glaciers.

The communities in the Andes depend greatly on the water that melts from the glaciers. The ecosystem of the mountains provides the Peruvian communities with food and power. (more…)

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