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Machu Picchu

Tourists visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Cuzco August 21, 2012. Peru's President Ollanta Humala announced government plans to invest $460 million into a new airport near Cuzco, which he said would boost tourism to Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is Peru's top tourist attraction, drawing some 2,500 visitors a day, according to local authorities.MARIANA BAZO, REUTERS