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

    5 hrs ago | 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.


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

    13 hrs ago | 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 ...


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

    Tuesday Jan 20 |

    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.


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

    Tuesday Jan 13 |

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


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

    Tuesday Jan 13 |

    ... 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 ...


  6. Peru bus crash kills 25Read the original story

    Monday Jan 12 |

    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.


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

    Tuesday Jan 6 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Dec 30 | 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 .


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

    Monday Dec 29 | 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.


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

    Monday Dec 29 |

    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.


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

    Monday Dec 29 |

    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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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 .


  16. Christmas punch-ups settle grievances in the Peruvian AndesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | CBC News

    Communities high in the Andes Mountains of Peru will soon celebrate a Christmas tradition that lets people settle old scores by duking it out with each other. The fistfight festival, called Takanakuy, is reminiscent of the holiday tradition of "Festivus" on the TV series Seinfeld, which called for the "airing of grievances" and then "feats of strength" around an aluminum pole.


  17. Cotopaxi: A Gear Manufacturer Paying It ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    Why is an outdoor equipment manufacturer tutoring kids in Tanzania, and donating part of their profits around the world? It's just another day for Davis Smith, the founder of Cotopaxi . Smith spent his childhood growing up in Latin America with his father, often camping on Ecuador's Mount Cotopaxi, the highest active volcano in the world and the origin of his company name.


  18. Snoqualmie firefighters sharing strengths with Peru sister cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    What to do with older bunker gear that's outlived regulations, but is still perfectly useful? Why not send it to your sister city? That was the idea behind Snoqualmie Sister City Association's recent shipment of several bags of surplus firefighter equipment to Chaclacayo, Peru, and to the surrounding Lima District, analogous to King County. Snoqualmie Fire Department must replace its equipment and clothing every five to 10 years.


  19. Ecuador: Experience The Galapagos and the Lost City of Machu Picchu with Zenith TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Travel World News

    Ecuador, bordered to the north by Colombia, to the east and south by Peru and to the west by the Pacific Ocean, is one of South America's smallest countries, it is distinguished by its extraordinary topography, its diverse climates, and its abundant flora and fauna. Ecuador holds endless attractions, the Galapagos Islands, Amazon Rainforest, Andean volcanoes, and beach paradises, all within a nation approximately the size of Switzerland.


  20. Digital Vision/Getty ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    One of the few major pre-Columbian ruins found nearly intact, Machu Picchu was designated a in 1867. However, Machu Picchu's existence was not widely known in the West until it was "discovered" in 1911 by the , the "lost city of the Incas," from which the last Inca rulers led a rebellion against Spanish rule until 1572.