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Singer Mick Jagger and family visit Peru

Friday, 14 Oct, 2011 - 01:03

Jacker receives a rock star welcome as he arrives in the Perusian city of Cuzco. Kathi Urban reports.

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL A welcome fit for a rock star. This is how fans in Peru get excited as they get up close to Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. SOUNDBITE: Unidentified Fans (Spanish): "We saw him passing by, I am very thrilled. I've been a fan of his for my whole life, I love Mick Jagger." SOUNDBITE: Unidentified Fans (Spanish): "We came to Peru to see Mick Jagger." The singer had only touched down per private jet at the local airport in the city of Cuzco on Wednesday (October 12) a few hours earlier. Joined by his family and accompanied by heavy security Jagger plans to visit the historic Incan ruins at Machu Picchu during his stay. The 68-year-old rock legend has been making the most of his Perusian travels - he's met up with the country's president and first lady in the capital Lima and spent time in Puerto Maldonado where he was made an honorary ambassador for tourism for Peru's Amazon rainforest. Kathi Urban, Reuters.

Singer Mick Jagger and family visit Peru

Friday, 14 Oct, 2011 - 01:03

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