Posts Tagged ‘Machu Picchu’

Antique and Charming, Cusco Is whl.travel’s First Destination in Peru

  • whl.travel
  • 15 December 2009

THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE IN SPANISH, PORTUGUESE AND DUTCH. For good reason, the antique city of Cusco is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Peru. Once the capital of the Inca Empire – and officially designated the Historical Capital of Peru by the Constitution of Peru – Cusco is the oldest still-inhabited city in all of South America.


Cooking Up Better Times in the Sacred Valley of Peru near Cusco

  • Maureen Valentine
  • 27 October 2009

The city of Cusco, Peru – gateway to the world-renowned ruins of Machu Picchu – is said to be the oldest still-inhabited city in South America, as it was the capital of the ancient Inca Empire many moons ago. In fact its very long history and rich culture are windows into Andean mores, Peruvians still…

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