Qhapaq Ñan, the ancient imperial road system of Inca trails, was recognized this week as a worldwide Historic Landmark of Civil Engineering by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Machu Picchu has averted the long-feared threat of being added to UNESCO's infamous list of endangered cultural heritage sites, Cusco officials announced Monday. In a…
The director of UNESCO toured Machu Picchu this week and judging from his reaction, the long-standing threat that the Inca citadel will wind up on the infamous endangered sites list appears to be dissipating.
Each year, villagers from four communities in a remote corner of Peru’s southern highlands come together to hand-weave a new 120-foot rope bridge, as they have done for the last six centuries.