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  1. Mourners say goodbye to former Jersey City Mayor Anthony CucciRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... Jaime Vazquez was the Downtown councilman when Cucci was mayor. The two were on a goodwill trip to sister city Cuzco, Peru, on Dec. 1, 1988 when the train they were traveling on was targeted by terrorists. The attack killed Cucci's wife, Anna, and ...

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  2. Peru and Ecuador: Free airfare offer on Machu Picchu, Galapagos toursRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Los Angeles Times

    If you're contemplating a trip to South America, Boston-based Overseas Adventure Travel offers free airfare worth $900 per person on selected trips this summer. The deal is good for June journeys that highlight Machu Picchu in Peru and the Galpagos in Ecuador -- if you reserve by the end of February.

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  3. This undated image provided by Visit Florida shows St. George Island...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Andrea Sachs has been writing for Travel since 2000. She travels near and far , and finds adventure no matter the mileage.

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  4. What's the Deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Save up to 25 percent on beachfront rooms at WaterColor Inn & Resort in northwest Florida's Santa Rosa Beach . Discounts start at 10 percent for one-night stays and increase by 5 percentage-point increments, with the 25 percent maximum applying to stays of four nights or longer.

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  5. Peru gaining popularity as a vacation destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Peru travel appeals to numerous individuals from around the world . This is because there are many interesting and exciting regions Peru where one can create the memories of a lifetime.

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  6. Camino Minerals Options Red Beds Copper-Silver Project, Department of Cuzco, PeruRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    Maximo Roger Barrios, Carlos Eduardo Barrios, and Roger Alejandro Barrios , pursuant to which the Company can acquire a 100% interest in the Red Beds copper and silver project located in the Department of Cuzco, Peru. The Property consists of three mineral concessions covering 2,500 hectares and is located approximately 150 kilometers south-east of the city of Cuzco, about 2.5 hours' drive on paved highway.

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  7. Back in the Day - Jan. 28, 1970: Ringwood couple traveled the Americas in Volkswagen camperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... of the ancient Inca Empire of Machu Picchu near the South American archaeological capital and sacred city of Cuzco, Peru. "Here on the steep slopes of a mountain, surrounded by the roaring Urubamba river, deeply hidden in tropical jungle, the Incas ...

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  8. Peruvian Restaurant Joining Metropolitan Avenue's 'Michelin Road'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    A Peruvian restaurant will soon open on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills , replacing a German eatery that closed last year - the latest addition to the stretch that has come to be known as "Michelin Road," local officials said. Family-owned La Coya will replace Chalet Alpina, at 98-35 Metropolitan Ave., which closed in November after roughly three decades.

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  9. Enchanting Peru is an unforgettable vacation destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Peru is located in western South America . It borders the Pacific ocean and is approximately 1500 miles long.

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  10. Art Institute of Chicago Displays Paintings From Viceregal South America, Thru 2/21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 100 Free with Museum Admission Victoria Sancho Lobis, associate curator Images: Unidentified artist, active in Cuzco, Peru. Our Lady of Bethlehem with a Male Donor, 18th century. Carl and Marilynn Thoma Collection. Musqueam First Nation, the Museum ...

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  11. Peru bus crash kills 25Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | TurkishPress.com

    At least 25 people are dead after a bus plunged into a ravine in a remote area of the Peruvian Andes, local media reported Sunday. The vehicle carrying almost double the number of allowed passengers veered into the 327-ft.

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  12. Top of the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Standard

    As 2014 has slipped into history, these 10 destinations look better and better. Some are nations, some are stations, some are cities and one is a mere neighborhood.

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  13. Climate Change Threatens Quechua and Their Crops in Peru's AndesRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Common Dreams

    In this town in Peru's highlands over 3,000 metres above sea level, in the mountains surrounding the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Quechua Indians who have lived here since time immemorial are worried about threats to their potato crops from alterations in rainfall patterns and temperatures. "The families' food security is definitely at risk," agricultural technician Lino Loayza told IPS .

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  14. Climate Change Threatens Quechua and Their Crops in Peru's AndesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Inter Press Service

    Some of the "potato guardians" of the five Quechua communities helping to safeguard native varieties in a 9,200-hectare "potato park" in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in the Peruvian highlands department of Cuzco. Credit: FabA ola Ortiz/IPS - In this town in Peru's highlands over 3,000 metres above sea level, in the mountains surrounding the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Quechua Indians who have lived here since time immemorial are worried about threats to their potato crops from alterations in rainfall patterns and temperatures.

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  15. Lima, Peru's Crossroads of Past and PresentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Patch.com

    The South American county of Peru has long captivated with its Amazon rainforests and Nazca lines that eloquently point to the past. Not to be missed is a visit to the capital city of Lima, a lyrical and intriguing Metropolis seamlessly cut from old and new.

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  16. Hiking to Machu Picchu: An exciting end enjoyable experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Hiking to Machu Picchu along Peru's Inca Trail is a coveted activity of adventure travelers from all around the world. The hike typically lasts anywhere from three to five days, depending on the starting point of the hikers and the speed at which they trek.

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  17. Takanakuy: Peruvian Christmas tradition of fist fighting with family & friendsRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    South America has long been a continent known for producing elite level athletes in the combat sports arena. Brazil, in particular, has been a veritable hotbed for MMA, producing numerous stars and champions.

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  18. Making service vacations part of New Year's travel resolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    This is the time of the year to start making some resolutions for 2015, like perhaps losing weight or quitting smoking. For those who would also like to make some New Year travel resolutions, here is an idea: a volunteer vacation.

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  19. Glaciers and Fruit Dying in Peru with no Response from COP20Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Inter Press Service

    Cayetano Huanca, who lives near the Ausangate glacier in the department of Cuzco in Peru's Andes mountains. In just a few years, the snow and ice could be gone, something that has happened on other glaciers in the country.

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  20. Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Independent

    If you type "crucified Santa" into Google Images, you'll see that various idiots have mocked up pictures of the jolly old soul nailed to a cross; or gone one better, donning Father Christmas outfits and posing like the dying Christ on crosses of their own; all in tribute to one of the world's great cultural confusions. The story goes that, some time after the American occupation of post-war Japan, its inhabitants were first exposed to the non-religious aspects of Christmas - elves, grottoes, sleigh bells and the rest - and came to understand that the fat man from the North Pole had something to do with the birth of Jesus .

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