Cusco. Apr. 03 (ANDINA).- The New7Wonders Foundation expressed its great happiness at Machu Picchu returning to normalcy. for both its residents and for the many fans of the Incan city in the N7W community.
'Machu Picchu. the sprawling Incan citadel high in the Andes. was reopened Thursday with a special ceremony featuring American actress Susan Sarandon.' reads a New7Wonders press release.
Heavy rains and mudslides early this year had compromised the infrastructure around the world-famous site. elected one of the Official New 7 Wonders of the World in 2007 thanks to more than 100 million votes from around the world.
The New7Wonders Foundation is an NGO dedicated to fostering global dialogue and mutual appreciation through worldwide participation in its voting campaigns.
The campaign that chose the man-made Official New 7 Wonders of the World was the first-ever global election and received more than 100 million votes.
The current campaign. to choose the Official New7Wonders of Nature. is now in its third and final voting phase. and expects some 1 billion votes.