Machu Picchu. Apr. 01 (ANDINA).- In the midst of dancing. US actress Susan Sarandon arrived at Machu Picchu town railway station. from where she will reach the Inca citadel to precede the reopening ceremony of the historic sanctuary.
The delegation arrived at the railway station at 09:30 hours. During the journey. the Oscar award winner drank coca tea to prevent altitude sickness. known as 'soroche'.
Inca Pachacutec school band contributed to the musical proceedings and a group of children handed her a bouquet of flowers.
Sarandon was received by Machu Picchu’s mayor. Edgar Miranda. who thanked her for the visit and expressed that 'it is a great honor to have her here.' Meanwhile. many children. mothers and tourists began to scream her name.
Sarandon radiated friendliness and did not hesitate to pose for pictures with children wearing typical costumes.
She is accompanied by Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Martin Perez. congresswoman Rosario Sasieta and local authorities.
Sarandon arrived in Peru as part of the Cusco Pone campaign. promoted by the Government to reverse the negative effects of heavy rains and mudslides in Cusco.