Tourism case study: Machu Picchu, Peru

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The Guardian - Fears for Machu Picchu as mayor builds easy-access bridge [27 December 2006]

  1. Where is Machu Picchu? (You need to write more than just ‘Peru’!)
  2. What is Machu Picchu?
  3. Why do people want to visit Machu Picchu?
  4. Read the news article ‘Fears for Machu Picchu as mayor builds easy-access bridge’ and answer the following questions in as much detail as possible.
  5. Why has a Peruvian mayor built a bridge over the Vilcanota river?
  6. How many people visit Machu Picchu a day?
  7. Why is Convención Province under a state of emergency?
  8. Give three reasons for the building of the bridge.
  9. Give three reasons against the building of the bridge.