viernes, 23 de marzo de 2012

Princeton graduate student Carol Mitchell looked up from her work and was transfixed by the sight of eleven naked men walking toward the thatch-roofed building in which she was compiling her field notes
El Verdadero Nombre de Machu Picchu es Patallacta

sábado, 17 de marzo de 2012

I’m really glad I’ve read this before my trip, as I think I’ll get even more out of my visit now – and I’d heartily recommend it to anyone thinking of doing the same.
As well as the historic context, Macquarrie brings the story up to date by describing how Hiram Bingham rediscovered Machu Picchu in the quest to find Vilcabamba, the last hold out of the Inca kings.
The story of how a small group of Spaniards (just 167 at first) manage to conquer an empire that covered a huge chunk of South America is quite incredible.
Machu Picchu seems to be at the top of every traveller’s list when putting together a South American itinerary.
The Last Days of the Incas, is definitely a good start for your grand tour of Machu Picchu
The Last Days of the Incas

jueves, 1 de marzo de 2012

‘No contact’ tribes under threat from Peru tours
In Peru, the Mashco-Piro live in the Manu national park of the Madre de Dios region
concerns over “human safaris” caused a scandal in India
‘No contact’ tribes under threat from Peru tours
Manu region has led to a dramatic rise in the number of reported sightings of the Mashco-Piro
“human safaris” are now being raised in Peru