Machu Picchu to the world: in the cover of National Geographic magazine
The prestigious magazine, National Geographic Traveler, put Machu Picchu in the cover of its April-May issue with the headline: “Epic Journeys.” This cover and article show the world how wonderful our main tourist attraction really is, and it ranks our historic sanctuary as one of the most important tourist destinations on the planet.
In the magazine, visitors are invited to see Machu Picchu from the incredible mountain behind the archaeological center, Huayna Picchu. Other destinations suggested by the magazine are: Petra in Jordan, Borobudur in Indonesia, and the Great Wall in China.
It should be noted that Bloomberg, an American weekly business magazine, included Peru in the list of “Where to Go in 2017”. They also invite people to visit Veronica and Sawaysiray snow-capped mountains, as well as the salt pans of Maras. Furthermore, The New York Times, the renowned media outlet, chose the Sacred Valley in Cusco as one of the most interesting places to visit this year; the magazine highlighted Cusco’s cultural events and cuisine.