Posted by: Jena Davison | January 28, 2010

In the News: Machu Picchu

If you have been following the news, you have probably heard about the relentless rain and subsequent mudslides in the Cusco, Peru area, leaving thousands of tourists stranded at Machu Picchu and some dead.

Here are some links to articles covering the incident:

Rains Strand 2, 000 Tourists at Machu Picchu Ruins

Peru Mudslides Strand Machu Picchu Tourists, 5 Dead

Peru Slide Kills Tourist, Guide Near Machu Picchu

Advisory: Travelers Stranded at Machu Picchu

And some videos, courtesy of cnn.com:

Tourists stranded in Peru

Machu Picchu mudslides

This is crazy to read about, especially since I could have been one of those stranded tourists seeing as though I was there less than two months ago!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: