"Sumaq employs & buys locally, encourages guests to save energy & water, recycles, and aims to preserve local traditions through activities offered to guests such as the 'payment of the earth' ritual."
A los pies de las montañas del imponente Machu Picchu y a orillas del río Vilcanota, se encuentra Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel el único hotel cinco estrellas de Aguas Calientes inspirado arquitectónicamente en la enigmática ciudad perdida de los incas.
We were delighted to hear that the luxury Sumaq Hotel is now offering Quechua lessons in Machu Picchu to its guests.
Una actividad ancestral sabía que ofrece Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel, es el ritual Pago a la Tierra, que consiste en una ceremonia precedida por un chaman que en medio de cantos y rezos transforma el lugar en un ambiente de sobrecogimiento y gratitud a los elementos de la naturaleza
The traditional Peruvian wedding gown has a lot of white but it is the colorful geometric, quilted details that makes this style so beautiful and unique. In fact, the clothing patterns are so unique they vary from village to village and are used as identifiers to tell others where the man or women wearing them is from. The colorful skirt is called a pollera and on special occasions woman are known to don up to 15 of them at a time!
I HAVE always been intrigued by Machu Picchu, the ancient settlement built on a peak in the Peruvian Andes - an Inca city hidden from the world for centuries and only revealed by American archeologist Hiram Bingham in 1911 but I could never imagine getting myself there.
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