Published on : Friday, March 4, 2016
The two men 23-year-old Adam Burton and 28-year-old French man, Eric Xavier Mariec stripped naked to take photographs on their mobile phones.
The men were arrested for “moral misconduct”. Nude photography had grown increasingly in the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. The authorities had strengthened surveillance since March 2014 as nude photography became a menace in the site.
The 15th century Inca citadel was labeled a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983.The site was closed through February for maintenance work as it was extensively visited in 2015. More than 1,100,000 travellers came to see this archaeological wonder in 2015.