500-Year-Old Inca Mummy Repatriated to Bolivia | Smart News

In 1890, the U.S. consul to Chile donated the mummy of an 8-year-old Inca girl to the Michigan State University Museum. Buried in a stone tomb alongside such ...

This Luxury Train to Machu Picchu Winds Through the Peruvian Highlands in Style (Video)  Travel+Leisure

Passing through the lush grounds of Tambo del Inka in the Sacred Valley of Peru, my eyes flit as I look for the first glimpse of my ride to Machu Picchu: a ...

Unesco demands answers from Peru over impact of new Machu Picchu airport  The Guardian

Peruvian government warned it must be consulted over plans to locate airport near world heritage sites that include the Inca citadel and Sacred Valley.

Travel: Conquering Machu Picchu in style  OCRegister

There's something both sacrilegious and sacrosanct about doing yoga at your hotel in the very spot where an ancient civilization once lived. Coming out of a ...

500-year-old mummy of Incan girl returns to Bolivia  Phys.Org

A 500-year-old mummy of an Incan girl has been returned to Bolivia some 129 years after it was donated to the Michigan State University Museum, marking what ...

Most Hikers Cover Peru's Salkantay Trail in 4 Days. This Runner Did It In 6 Hours.  WBUR

American runner Tyler Andrews clocked the fastest known time on Peru's challenging 40-mile Salkantay Inca Trail.

How Peru’s Inca Kola Triumphed Over Coke  Atlas Obscura

In 1999, the Peruvian press celebrated a decisive victory for their nation over the great avatar of globalized consumerism, Coca-Cola. For decades, the ...

August 14, 2019: Country Star Vince Gill; Running To Machu Picchu  WBUR

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Grammy-winning country artist Vince Gill about his new album, "Okie." Also, American runner Tyler Andrews finished ...

Origins Of Aztec And Inca Obsidian Mirrors Revealed Through Scientific Analyses  Forbes

Two new trace element analyses have taken a *fresh* look at obsidian mirrors crafted by Inca and Aztec artisans.

image Archaeologists have uncovered the 'Machu Picchu of Tajikistan' – we went to visit

In 2012, a Tajik landowner uncovered a curious man-made structure at an elevated site. Will this become one of the most significant archaeological discoveries ...

image 8-Year-Old 'Princess' Mummy Finally Laid to Rest in Her Home Bolivia  Ancient Origins

The 500-year-old mummy of a girl has been returned to her homeland in Bolivia. She was found in the Andean highlands and may have been an Inca sacrifice.

image Machu Picchu: Why it was the most testing walk of my life

I'd near-collapsed just carrying our luggage from the taxi to our accommodation.