Machu Picchu - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Machu Picchu


6 tourists arrested after feces found in sacred Machu Picchu area

Jan 14, 2020 - 8:11 AM

The tourists face at least 4 years in prison if found guilty of damaging Peru's heritage

MAGNIFICENT. The Machu Picchu site in Cusco, Peru. (Photo from AGFP)

German dies trying to take photo atop Machu Picchu

Jul 02, 2016 - 11:01 AM

I m going to jump in the air – take a photo for me as a memory says Oliver Paps before he died according to an official witness who participated in the rescue mission

THREATENED. A photo dated April 1, 2010 shows a general view of pre-Columbian Inca city Machu Picchu in Cuzco, Peru. File photo by Paco Chuquiure/EPA

Industry threatens nearly half of natural heritage sites – WWF

Apr 07, 2016 - 12:30 AM

The vulnerable sites include Australia s Great Barrier Reef Peru s Machu Picchu and the US Grand Canyon Natural Park

epa02101737 A picture dated 01 April 2010 shows a general view of the pre-Columbian Inca city Machu Picchu in Cuzco, Peru, after its reopening. The Inca city has been been closed for two months due to strong rains. EPA/PACO CHUQUIURE

Why I'm proud of my Philippine passport

Nov 02, 2014 - 3:08 PM

I think it’s about time someone discussed the advantages of having a Philippine passport from the point of view of a long term traveler writes Kach Medina