The Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco (CTTC) is a non-profit organization established in 1996. During this time, the textile traditions of pre-Colombian Peru cultures in the Cusco region were …

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greeting.
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Jaclyn Sharratt
As the alarm clock went off that guy looked out the window into the rainy, cloud covered day. They have had so much luck while hiking and camping, it perhaps was too much to hope for bright blue …
altitude. must stop to breathe!
Author
Jaclyn Sharratt
This girl awoke to the sound of their tent rustling. Unsure of what it could be, she gently unzipped her side and peered out. She was immediately distracted by the fog sitting low, slightly covering …
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Faye Xuan
We took our time getting up this morning since it was our very last day in South America. But these days dragging our feet meant we were ready and packed by 8:30. Mom of the family had already set …
hiking to Saqsayhuaman ruins
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Jaclyn Sharratt
This girl and that guy have traveled quite a bit. They have had experiences that have rocked their worlds, changed their lives and made them appreciate life; however, this day will be forever …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
From the time we landed at Puerto Maldonado to the time we left I was in a constant state of sweat and in a bubble of moisture, but it was worth it. Sandoval Lodge was different, but comfortable. …
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Faye Xuan
Our last day in the Galapagos. A few of us thought about where we can hide on the boat, so we can stay. Breakfast was early this morning. We were off to the giant tortoise conservation park at …
Adventure Life celebrates national Run at Work day
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Elizabeth Conway
Adventure Life celebrates national Run@Work day with a great jog through Missoula Just back from a refreshing 3-mile loop, Adventure Lifers have been stretching our legs and showing a little …
this girls birthday.. and her new llama socks!
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Jaclyn Sharratt
All their bags are packed and they are ready to go! Another early morning wake up call, extreme breakfast feast and this girl and that guy are scooped up and off to village of Chinchero. During the …
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Faye Xuan
I woke up feeling a bit sad this was our last full day in the Galapagos. I asked myself again: why didn't we do the 8 day option? Our day started with a walk to the top of Bartolome Island. The …
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Elizabeth Conway
Enter now for a chance to Win $1000 of prAna gear - put it to good use on your next great adventure! Enter our gear giveaway for a chance for you and a friend to WIN $1000 of prAna gear for your …
potato dish please!
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Jaclyn Sharratt
Not even a 6AM wake up call could dampen the spirits of this girl and that guy! After a few days of continuous rain and cloudy skies, the two travelers wake up to a warm and sunshine-y day, and just …
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Faye Xuan
The Gravol knocked me out completely last night. I slept through the night like a baby and refreshed in the morning. Today's first point of interest after breakfast was Espinosa point on Fernandina …
the first supper
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Jaclyn Sharratt
This girl and that guy spent their final full day in Cusco exploring various sites, including the Cusco Cathedral, then spent time in the markets around the city, feasting on passion fruit and …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
We spent over 5 hours walking and climbing the paths of the ruins and learned so much of the culture and civilization that once dominated this area. Each building had a story and history attached. …
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Faye Xuan
Breakfast was at 7:30 and by 8:30 we were ready to hit our first island of the day: Rabida. On the bright red beach was where we saw our first blue footed boobie. There were also many sea lions and …
the first cervezas
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Jaclyn Sharratt
With heavy rains clouding the morning sky, this girl and that guy cancel their horseback riding trip and instead decide to spend a day at museums and shopping. After a few hours of hunting down the …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
Early morning of the last day, after a short but steep hike, found us at the SUN GATE. As I entered through the Sun Gate there below me in its majestic and glorious beauty was the awesome …
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Faye Xuan
Our flight out of La Paz arrived in Quito just after midnight. Immigration was a breeze and we were done in less than 10 minutes. We took a cab to a hotel near the airport for a nap before our flight …
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Elizabeth Conway
Two corrals closed. The giant tortoises can be observed from the viewing platforms. Photo courtesy of Galapagos Conservancy Last month, the Galapagos National Park Service announced they are closing …
this girl and that guy reading on the flight to cusco.
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Jaclyn Sharratt
Happy birthday to this girl! Today she embarks on a new decade of her life, and she could not be happier about it! To celebrate, that guy has planned a day full of activities he knows she will simply …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
Summiting at Warmiwanusca (Dead Woman’s Pass) was exhilarating and a feat well accomplished. We celebrated with a drink of hot chocolate.
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Faye Xuan
It was our last day in La Paz. We had done pretty much all we had planned. Our flight to Quito wasn't until 5:15PM. We had hours to kill, but not enough to do anything significant. We found a roof …
Catching some zzzzs in an airport
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Jaclyn Sharratt
This girl and that guy had a few interruptions between ORD and CUZ, delaying their arrival by 10 hours. But these two know travel is all about adapting to your surroundings, and they happily spent …