The mysteries of Machu Picchu never fail to captivate both researchers and travelers alike. As the recently announced results of a team of Polish and Peruvian researchers shows, there is still much to discover within the citadel itself, and inside of Machu Picchu Sanctuary.
Two thousand-year old mummies were uncovered this week at the ancient site of Huaca Pucllana in the coastal district of Miraflores in Lima, Peru. One of them is a baby believed to have been buried alive after the death of the adult, probably as an offering to the gods.
With the help of travel experts and tourists, CNN published a list ranking the top rivers based on a variety of different criteria: scenic beauty, nature and wildlife, culture, adventure, and activities. With 24 out of 25 possible points, the Amazon River was awarded the #1 ranking.
Peru's "City of Kings", the capital city of Lima, winning 31 of 57 possible votes in the competition to host the 2019 Pan American Games! Before the election, the delegation gave an emotional presentation, with speeches in English and Spanish as well as promotional videos highlighting the virtues of Lima. This is the first time Peru will be hosting.
For centuries, there have been legends of submerged citadels and riches in Lake Titicaca, but now the the revolutionary subaquatic archeological dig known as the Wiñay Marka Project may be on the verge of seeing how much of those legends are true. Digging where building remains and terraces were found by geophysical surveying, divers found thousands of relics, including silver silver pieces,...