Peru to tourists: ‘Stop getting naked at Machu Picchu!’ –

A rash of “naked tourism” at the historic site has raised the ire of Peruvian officials.

I was researching something about Machu Picchu and came across this article which I found fascinating since it is so off the wall. Who would even have thought of this? Apparently a handful of people climb up to the ancient city and disrobe. That’s fine by me. I think the world would be more peaceful if people practiced nudism more. Nonetheless, I just never thought of people climbing all the way to Machu Picchu and then taking their clothes off. Besides, at that altitude, the sun is very strong and could sunburn one’s……

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