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Special Cusco and Lake Titicaca Festival Tour

Special Tour Package featuring the highlights of Cusco and Machu Picchu and culminating with one of the premier festivals of South America, the Virgin de la Candelaria along the shores of Lake Titicaca

Here is a special 9-day Vacation Package, featuring Cusco, the Sacred Valley and a privately guided tour of Machu Picchu, and culminating with the Virgen de Candelaria Festival on the shores of Lake Titicaca.

Price per person $ 1,200 (double room occupancy) Read More »

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Greenpeace activists in hot water over Nasca Lines act

Greenpeace little footprints & big message at Nasca lines

With all eyes on Peru for the second and final week of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP20), Greenpeace activists have done it again.

After projecting a pro-solar energy message at the Inca citadel Machu Picchu, now they’ve marched to the iconic Hummingbird of the world-renowned Nazca lines, delivering the message: “Time for Change: The Future is Renewable.”

So now the question is, should they be prosecuted for their trespass onto the extremely fragile and strictly prohibited zone of the UNESCO world heritage site?

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Paddington Bear’s Peru Tour includes COP20 appearance

Paddington tours the Inca temple Pisaq in Cusco

Paddington Bear took a detour today from his tour of Peru to promote his homeland and new hit film to make a stop at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP20, in Lima.

Since his arrival back to Peru on November 17, the UK’s most loved character of children’s literature has made the rounds of the Peruvian capital, including stops at a children’s hospital, a book fair, several  movie theaters, and the Lima Cricket Club. Read More »

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Greenpeace demonstration at Machu Picchu ahead of COP20

GreenPeace unfurls pro-solar message at Machu Picchu ahead of United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Lima - COP20Greenpeace activists sneaked giant banners into Machu Picchu on the eve of today’s UN Climate Summit (COP20) in Lima and unfurled a message urging world leaders to quickly phase out biofuels and adopt a new course toward 100% renewable energy by 2050.

Three of the seven activists — from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Spain, Austria and Germany — were reportedly detained briefly by Machu Picchu park guards. Read More »

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All Arts Festival underway in hommage to Arguedas

15th Annual All Arts Festival in Andahuaylas in hommage to Jose Maria Arguedas

This weekend, Peru’s highland city of Andahuayas is celebrating the artistic spirit of its native son Jose Maria Arguedas, the writer and anthropologist whose life was spent understanding and celebrating Andean culture.

The XV All Arts Festival is showcase of Andean music, theater, cinema, painting, poetry and dance. Read More »

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