Peruvian Authorities Vow to Crack Down On Machu Picchu’s Naked Travelers

Screen Shot 2014-03-10 at 2.57.35 PMApparently no trip to famed cultural heritage site Machu Picchu is complete until you’ve wiggled your wang at it.

Warning: Video features naked tourists.

Via Peruvian Travel Trends:

There is a growing fad at Machu Picchu that officials hope to nip in the bud: tourists who pose for nude snapshots with the iconic Inca Citadel looming in the background.

For years, the practice has occurred pretty much under the radar.

That changed earlier this month when photos of two buddies from lands “Down Under” with buttocks bared, went viral, along with a YouTube video of a couple streaking across Machu Picchu’s principal plaza.

Peru’s media pounced.

Cusco’s new Regional Director of Culture, Ricardo Ruiz Caro, issued a statement that the incidents happened on the watch of his predecessor and that he should not be held responsible. He added that park guards at Machu Picchu and other historic sites in the region would increase surveillance from now on “to avoid these unfortunate events that threaten cultural heritage.

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3 Comments on "Peruvian Authorities Vow to Crack Down On Machu Picchu’s Naked Travelers"

  1. BuzzCoastin | Mar 11, 2014 at 12:16 am |

    leave to the Ozzies to take it above the radar
    gaday mate

  2. Rhoid Rager | Mar 11, 2014 at 2:59 am |

    ‘wtf goat’ at 0:13

  3. When i was like 10, I wiggled my wang at Jesus once. I had no use for that bastard even then. Does that count?

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