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Peru's Machu Picchu re-opens to tourists


Peru's most famous archaeological site, Machu Picchu, has formally reopened after heavy rains and landslides cut rail access to the site, forcing it to close for two months.

Hundreds of tourists, including US actress Susan Sarandon, took the train to the 15th Century Inca ruin - the most-visited site in Latin America.

Peru had lost some $200m (£131m) in revenue because of the closure.

Dan Collyns reports from Machu Picchu.


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