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

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!


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