Today marks the 10th anniversary of the election of Machu Picchu among six other world monuments the “Seven New Wonders of the Modern World.”
Before your Cusco tour, here’s a quick quiz.
Who said this?
“Drunkenness, rage, and madness are similar, but the first two are voluntary and transformable, the third permanent.”
- A. Inca Pachacutec
- B. Groucho Marx
- C. Winston Churchill
For centuries, it was held up as the preeminent example of Inca polygonal stone masonry: the famous 12-angle stone.
It’s easy to drink, packs a wallop and is as Peruvian as Machu Picchu. It’s the Pisco Sour, and it was invented by a Lima saloon owner from Utah named Victor Morris.
It’s one of the great literary feuds. Mario Vargas Llosa is a prolific and prize winning novelist who ran for President of Peru in 1990.