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The Incas in the southern highlands of Peru
People of Peru - Now and Then TinTinTinTin Updated May 18, 2019 5528   0   1   0   0  
In the thirteenth century the Incas were one of several small tribes living in the region of the present-day Peruvian city of Cuzco.
Qeswachaka Inca Rope Bridge
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities TinTinTinTin Updated October 20, 2018 8561   0   1   0   0  

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First half of June
In the first half of June members of four Quechua communities high in the Peruvian Andes about 180 km (110 miles) from Cusco come together to ceremonially cut the ropes of the Q’eswachaka bridge, the last remaining traditional Inca rope bridge, let it fall into the Apurimac river below and then rebuilt it by hand in a 3-day ceremony...
Easter celebrations in Peru are a quite traditional affair with some ancient customs mixed; here the procession of El Señor de los Temblores in Cusco on Holy Monday; photo: Andina
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2018 9870   0   1   0   0  

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End of March / beginning of April
Around the globe the celebration of Easter, so the commemoration of Jesus’s crucifixion, burial and resurrection from the dead, is the most important festivity in the yearly calendar for Christians; Peru, where over 80% of the population is catholic and another more or less 12% evangelic protestant, is no exception.
Corpus Christi in Cusco
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities TinTinTinTin Updated October 20, 2018 10781   0   1   0   0  

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May / June
Around the globe the Christian community celebrates Corpus Christi, so the Eucharist being the real presence of the body and blood of Jesus Christ, 9 weeks after Easter. While this religious festival is celebrated throughout the country, the most enthusiastic and spectacular celebration is in Cusco.
Lord of Torrechayoc - Señor de Torrechayoc in Urubamba, Cusco
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities TinTinTinTin Updated October 20, 2018 4407   0   1   0   0  

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Around mid-May
Usually in mid-May the people of Urubamba in the Sacred Valley near Cusco celebrate a 2-day festival in honor of their patron saint Señor de Torrechayoc.
Vinicunca, also known as the Rainbow Mountain, Montaña de Siete Colores (Mountain of Seven Colors) or Montaña de Colores (Mountain of Colors, is located 140 km (85 miles) southeast of Cusco and offers a great hike with stunning views through the Andes sce
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower Updated July 27, 2019 3309   1   1   0   0  
Probably one of the most stunning and beautiful geological occurrences in the world can be viewed at the Rainbow Mountain which is part of the Ausangate mountains high in the Andes about 140 km (85 miles) southeast of Cusco.
Andino Cusco International School ACIS (former Ausangate)
International Schools Colleges SunflowerSunflower Updated July 31, 2019 12316   0   1   0   0  
The Ausangate Andino International School is a bilingual education institution in Cusco following the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma program.
LATAM Airlines Peru starts direct flights from Cusco to Iquitos in July 2018
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 22, 2017 1978   0   1   0   0  
Even though distances in Peru are large, inter-regional flights between cities in the country are rare. Travelers usually have to detour via Lima to get from one Peruvian destination to another making getting around Peru more expensive, time-consuming and inconvenient. This now slowly but surely changes.
Corpus Christi celebration in Cusco, Peru; photo: andina
Events & Entertainment SunflowerSunflower Updated May 24, 2017 1932   0   1   0   0  

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15 June 2017
The festivities for Corpus Christi in Cusco are one of the most important and enthusiastic religious celebrations of the year in Peru.
Qoyllur Rit'i - Snow Star Festival, Sinakara Valley Cusco region
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2018 6661   0   1   0   0  

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May / June - during full moon prior to Corpus Christi
Held each year during the full moon before Corpus Christi (May / June), the Qoyllur Rit'i is the largest pilgrimage in the Andean region taking tens of thousands participating worshippers to the sanctuary of the Señor de Qoyllur Rit’i (Lord of the Snow Star), the highest sanctuary of the world located 4,800 m (nearly 16,000 ft) above sea level...
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