The lost city of the Incas, the mysterious and emblematic Machu Picchu (Peru) attracts millions of visitors every year. Some are history buffs, some are adventure seekers, many are looking for inspiration. Because of this we have chosen a few interesting facts that will grab your attention for sure. 1. The city was never discovered… Read more »
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By Courtney C., Guest Blogger and Peru study abroad participant ¡Hola! Now for a little bit about my family….. When I arrived at the airport, my host parents, Belinda and Cesar, were there to pick me up with great big smiles on their faces. I explained to them that I don´t speak much Spanish yet,… Read more »
You simply cannot learn Spanish in Cusco without a trip to one of the world’s most prized cultural and archaelogical sites: Machu Picchu.
“I want to learn as many languages as possible so that I have the flexibility to live, work, study, and travel in as many places as possible. With French, Spanish, and English you have a large portion of the world covered!”
“The main center of the city is the Plaza Del Armas and it is absolutely gorgeous! I want to go there every day and just take in the beautiful churches, fountains and parks. ”
Accessible via Incan trail, Macchu Piccu is the site of an ancient Incan metropolis.
“In just a little over a week I will be starting my journey to Cusco, Peru where I will be living for an entire month!”
I was introduced to the study abroad program through my travels abroad, meeting people and visiting schools. I joined the program because after growing up overseas, I wanted to continue my studies in a foreign environment.
A few weeks ago, AmeriSpan introduced and sung the praises of our new partner, our Cusco Spanish school. It is truly a gorgeous location, and this video proves it.
In addition to lower program costs, the school building’s incredible location (one block from major hub Plaza de Armas) provides for easy sightseeing and safe exploration.