Nazca

Photo: Kurt K, Condor (Some rights reserved) Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/q569P64eVrVumupX6 Headlines2,000-Year-Old Nazca Line Featuring Lounging Cat Found in PeruThe famous Nazca lines aren’t mysterious—but they are ingenious – Popular ScienceThe ancient Peruvian mystery solved from space – BBCTuristas dañan sitio …

Cusco, Perú

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Calles (Used with permission) The city of Cusco, Perú (altitude: 3,400 meters) is modern, Indigenous, proud of its roots and positive about the future. Google Maps Background Cusco is located near the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley) of the Andes mountain range. Cusco was the capital of the Inca empire and as such …

Perú Links

Peru Flag What would locals like others know about Perú? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesAn Inca highway still benefits people living nearby – EconomistWhy Peru is reviving a pre-Incan technology for water – BBCSquatters issue death threats to archaeologist who discovered oldest city in the AmericasThe College Student Who Decoded the …

Machu Picchu

Photo: Denisbin (Some rights reserved) Peru – Machu Picchu  is a 15th-century Inca citadel situated on a mountain ridge 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level, located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District above the Sacred Valley, which is 80 kilometers (50 mi) northwest of Cusco. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Ff2XfCFz4A9ynAp99 2020 Reopeningfacebook.com/169431123106803/videos/2806194842990392 HeadlinesCan Peru’s beloved …

Perú

Photo: Pixabay/Patricia van den Berg, Inca Agriculture (Public domain) Perú is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia, on the south by Chile, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. The capital and largest city is Lima. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/VHz1FkM7coThfKgb7 Photos Cities Features Planeta.com

Q’eswachaka Bridge

Photo: Victoria Pickering, Building the bridge (Some rights reserved) Perú – The Q’eswachaka bridge is a rope suspension bridge over a gorge of the Apurimac River in the southern Andes. It is renewed every year, using traditional Inca techniques and raw materials. The Quechua-speaking peasant communities of Huinchiri, Chaupibanda, Choccayhua and Ccollana Quehue see it …

Wild Perú = Perú Silvestre

Peru flag Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Peru – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. Key Linksminam.gob.pegob.pe/[email protected] Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado (SERNANP) Motto: “Nuestra Naturaleza. Nuestro Desarrollo”[email protected] Reserva Nacional …

Lima, Peru

Photo: Mario Mantel, Costas de Barranco Lima is the capital and largest city of Perú. With a population of more than 8 million, Lima is located in a desert region, hemmed in between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mountains. It hardly ever rains, but cold Ocean currents push moisture over the desert, which gets …

Centro de Investigación en Turismo y Desarrollo Sostenible (CITDES Peru)

Logo Centro de Investigación en Turismo y Desarrollo Sostenible (CITDES Peru)– Una organización de gestión del conocimiento que promueve los espacios de diálogo, consenso y construcción de modelos de gestión del turismo sostenible. El Centro de Investigación en Turismo y Desarrollo Sostenible o CITDESPERU, es una organización sin fines de lucro que nace como un …

Quechua

Indigenous Peoples Quechua is the name of a people of the central Andes of South America and their languages. Recommended ListeningQuechua – Imagine that while growing up, your parents spoke to each other in a language you didn’t understand, using another language for you and your siblings. Gabina Funegra was exposed, in this way, to …