2010 February

February 2010

The Peruvian government has set April 1 as the target date for reopening the famed citadel of Machu Picchu, Peruvian Trade and Tourism Minister Martin Perez announced today. “The citadel is intact and we expect to receive visitors starting April 1,” Perez said.  The ruins were cut off when roads and railways were severely damaged […]

The famed citadel of Machu Picchu is temporarily closed, as cleanup and repairs begin following severe flooding last week.    The rail lines and roads in the area were severely damaged by the worst flooding in known memory. The town of Cuzco and the ruins in the immediate Cuzco area remain functional and open for […]