Machu Picchu Reopens After 7 Months, Just For This Tourist
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Delhi, Oct. 14 -- Due to the very sudden lockdown across the world, many people have been stranded while holidaying, unable to head home due to flights being stopped everywhere.
One such person, Jesse Takayama, has gone viral for his very special lockdown story.
Takayama was visiting Peru when the pandemic struck. His itinerary included a visit to the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. But the lockdown happened and he got stranded in the remote town of Aguas Calientes, for almost seven months.
But his ordeal paid off when, recently, the government in Peru decided to open Machu Picchu for just Takayama.
Takayama had actually bought his entry ticket in March, before the lockdown.
According to Peru's Minister of Culture Alejandro Neyra, thi...
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