When Uber Elevated, Machu Picchu was a Hot New Thing

A New York Times article published Wednesday describes the day when Uber elevated Machu, the ancient pyramids, and the surrounding hills of northern Mexico, to become the first ride-hailing app in the world.“Machu Picu” was the name given to the area of the site where the ancient site of Pachacamac, which is located in central […]

How much altitude is too much? | Miura says ‘there is no limit’ to how high the sky will go in Canada

Miura has always loved the challenge of altitude.He has climbed the world’s highest mountain in New Zealand and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, among many other peaks.But his first love, climbing, never got in the way.In fact, Miura and his wife, Maria, were both students at the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque and he […]

When is Machu Picchu Elevated?

The mountain of ancient ruins at Machu can be seen in the distance.A couple of hours north of the capital of Huayna, in the state of Chiapas, sits Machu, where the ancient Mayan city of Machu was founded in 1216. “The Machu is a volcano, so it’s an earthquake zone.And the Machu sits on a fault […]