U.S. Tourist dies after falling into ravine near Machu Picchu Peru

Posted on January 2, 2013 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Killed

An American tourist, identified as Gian Cecilia Rachel, died Tuesday after falling into a ravine while covering the route of the trail, heading to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu (Peru Southeast), regional police said. The accident occurred on the first day of 2013 near the Inti Punco, known for being difficult geography, amid mountains with deep chasms of the jungle of southern Andean department of Cusco. Gian, 26, was on the final leg of their journey and not far from the stone citadel, when he fell into the ravine for unknown reasons, according to the police report. Read Article

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