Ancient Mummy Found to Belong to Paracas Teenager

If you thought you had to travel all the way to Egypt to look at mummies, think again. Mummification as a process of preserving dead bodies was not only prevalent in ancient Egypt, but also across other ancient civilizations. Many Central and South American cultures used mummification to preserve the dead bodies of their loved ones and rulers. Read more..

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International Living Promotes Cusco for Retirees

A few days ago, Lonely Planet ran an opinion piece in which it describes Cusco as “ideal place for US retirees to live”. International Living, which is a magazine dedicated to retirees choosing to retire outside USA spoke to the TIME magazine, and recommended Peru and Cusco in particular as a destination of choice, citing affordable living, history, culture, and a peaceful lifestyle. Read more..

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