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Peru opens Machu Picchu for a single tourist

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Peru opens Machu Picchu for a single tourist

Peru opens Machu Picchu for a single tourist

Peru opened the ruins of Machu Picchu for a single Japanese tourist after he waited almost seven months to enter the Inca citadel, while trapped in the Andean country during the coronavirus outbreak.

Libby Hogan reports.


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