Peru’s Machu Picchu reopens after Covid lockdown
published : 2 Nov 2020 at 08:45
MACHU PICCHU (PERú) – The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of Peru’s tourist sites, reopens Sunday after a nearly eight-month lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
For safety reasons, however, only 675 tourists will be able to access the site per day, just 30 percent of the number of visitors pre-pandemic.
Opening Machu Picchu to the world shows “that we Peruvians are resilient,”…