Urubamba


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U•ru•bam•ba

(ˌʊər əˈbɑm bə)

n.
a river rising in SE Peru, flowing NW through the Andes Mountains to join the Apurímac River and form the Ucayali River. 450 mi. (725 km) long.
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A four-day trek takes you along the original Inca highways from the Urubamba Valley to the royal retreat of Machu Picchu, perched high in the Peruvian cloud forest.
The queue for coaches up to the site seems as long and winding as the Urubamba itself (but in fairness they move as rapidly as the river!) and there are people jostling for position for the ultimate selfie.
Wild birds and mammals used by villagers from Lower Urubamba River at Cusco, Peru
The company "Peru Puro" has been working for several years with the so-called "Cacao Chuncho", of the highest quality, from the Urubamba Valley (province of La Convencin), with fair trade standards, direct and ecological protection.
Caracterizacion y evaluacion de la sustenta bilidad de fincas en Alto Urubamba, Cusco, Peru Ecologia Aplicada, 11(1), 1-11.
El trabajo de campo conto con el apoyo de lideres de la comunidad campesina de San Isidro de Chicon, autoridades de la municipalidad distrital de Urubamba e investigadores sociales de la UNSAAC.
In 2005, he joined the Orient Express Hotel Group, working first in Riviera Maya, Mexico as director of F&B, before moving to Urubamba, Peru as hotel manager.
Encompassing what was the fertile homeland of the Inca Empire (1438 to 1533), today the transcendent region - also known as the Urubamba Valley - is a quiet expanse of country that is steeped in Andean history and culture.
Cualquier desplazamiento es una especie de rosario: el viaje esta marcado por las continuas paradas en casa de un pariente que vive un poco mas abajo, para charlar un rato; en una aldea amahuaca para dormir o conseguir un poco de yuca; en un caserio mestizo para comprar algo de combustible; o en una comunidad para cambiar la canoa en la que se viaja por otra mas consistente que permita enfrentar las aguas menos tranquilas del Urubamba. Todas esas paradas implican tratar con personas, a veces conocidas, otras desconocidas, intercambiar informaciones, llegar a acuerdos, cambiar o recibir alimentos, obtener ayuda, conocer a nuevas personas y darse a conocer, hacer negocios, establecer alianzas.
Fue el sacerdote Gerardo Fernandez quien inicio estos proyectos en Koribeni (Alto Urubamba).
Nestled between the city of Cusco and the ruins of Machu Picchu, the Urubamba Valley connects a modern city with ancient Incan culture.