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Wilderness Travelâ€™s New Archaeology Tour to Machu Picchu Will Visit Inca Sites in the Urubamba Valley With An Expert Guide.
Archaeologists have discovered a group of nine ancient Peruvian tombs in the jungles of southern Cuzco province which they say could be as important as the discovery of Machu Picchu.
Access to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Peruâ€™s picturesque Inca city of Machu Picchu, suffering from a growing demand of tourists wishing to visit and access the site, must become limited to protect it.
The president of Peru said Friday that Yale University has agreed to return thousands of artifacts that had been taken away from the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu almost a hundred years ago.
AUSTIN, Texas, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) has announced its annual "Pharmacy from the Rainforest" Botanical Medicine Workshop and Ecotour, which will take place in Amazonian Peru and the majestic Andes Mountains, October 7-17, 2010.
An ancient South American civilization which disappeared around 1,500 years ago helped to cause its own demise by damaging the fragile ecosystem that held it in place, a study has found.
Researchers say that nature lashed out against civilization 3,600 years ago, by using earthquakes and floods, followed by blowing sand, which drove away residents of an area that is now in Peru.
The mystery of why ancient South American peoples who created the mysterious Nazca Lines also collected human heads as trophies has long puzzled scholars who theorize the heads may have been used in fertility rites, taken from enemies in battle or associated with ancestor veneration.
Archaeologists exploring northern Peruâ€™s Cerro Patapo archaeological site have unearthed the ruins of an entire city, investigators said Tuesday.
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