The Maria Guarders School in Ecuador was awarded an Adventure Life Grant for their science lab. Funding went to the following: water and sanitary connections and materials, electric materials and …

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Working with in Peru\'s Cachiccata in assisting with community clean-up and composting.

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The non-profit organization, Long Way Home, receives an Adventure Life grant to help complete construction of a K-12 school buildings in Guatemala. The school is unique in that it is being built with …

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Arequipa
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Len Meyers
Our group consisted of 2 couples from Columbia and a newly married couple from Pamplona, Spain. We all got on so well that we are in constant contact to this day. The hike was so stimulating and …
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Faye Xuan
We had originally wanted to plan for a La Paz day trip with a travel agency, but we wanted a relaxed day without the "vamos, vamos" so we decided to arrange a taxi and head out to Valle de …
away they go! good bye Chicago, hello Peru!
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Jaclyn Sharratt
CHECK OUT THIS GIRL AND THAT GUY: THE PREVIEW VIDEO! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UErR7QlL4E This girl and that guy set the alarm clock for 8AM; however, they both were up and out of bed before …
Arequipa
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Len Meyers
It’s amazing how the terraces were built in a perfect fitting with such large stones of all shapes. This is a very calm area with waterfalls and running streams adding to the tranquility of the …
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Faye Xuan
Hotel Julia was the named of the hotel we stayed in last night in Uyuni. I believe it is one of the more expensive ones in town. The room was 270 bolivianos (40 USD) per night. Right above us was the …
Lima
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Len Meyers
The views and vista of the farming lands and villages was wonderful to just sit and take in this fair land was satisfying in itself. The Inca temple and surrounding grounds is vast and enormous and …
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Faye Xuan
Today started awfully early. We had to be packed and ready to head out by 5:30AM. Might as well, I had been tossing and turning since midnight. I wasn't as cold as I thought I would be, especially we …
Lima
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Len Meyers
A vibrant city full of charming Spanish colonial buildings. The main church with its colonnades and the inside depicting paintings of various religious events was amazing in size, height, length and …
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Faye Xuan
We hit the road in the morning just before 8AM. 2 hour bumpy drive later we were at a view point to see an active volcano. The view point itself was formed by volcanic rocks of many different …
Lima
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Len Meyers
A 9 hour interesting journey through the Inca history and sites on the luxurious bus the Inca Express. In Pucarra the architectural astute church was surrounded by buildings with bulls on their …
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Faye Xuan
We took a taxi to El Alto International Airport in La Paz. It costed us 50 bolivianos which I could've swore the hotel told us it should cost around 15. Oh well, we had a plane to catch. The airline …
Lima
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Len Meyers
The Floating Islands of UROS are so unique and fascinating and standing and floating was a unique sensation. The colorful costumes of the inhabitants added to the curiosity associated with these …
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Faye Xuan
We are finally making our way to the capital of Bolivia, La Paz today. I have been a little nervous about this leg. There wasn't much pre-planning we could do and had heard the route can be unsafe. …
Lima
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Len Meyers
Entering Puno from the mountain high afforded us a spectacular view of the city and Lake Titicaca. Walking up the 1000s of steps to Condor Hill and getting a bird’s eye view of Puno, Lake …
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Faye Xuan
The main attraction in Copacabana side of lake Titicaca is Isla Del la Sol and Luna. We only had one more day in Copa and according to the owner at Cafe Bistrot last night, not many goes to Isla Del …
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Faye Xuan
At the Copa (CO!), Copacabana (Copacabana) The hottest spot north of Havana (here) I don't think Barry Manilow was talking about the same Copacabana. Today was the day we said good bye to Peru and …
Lima
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Len Meyers
The scenery on the drive to the lodge in the Colca Canyon was varied and different with the first views of the multitude of terraces and each and every available mountain. Llama, El Pacos and …
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Faye Xuan
The next morning, we woke up from a very peaceful night of sleep and Julia prepared us pancake for breakfast. Unfortunately, it didn't come with maple syrup. I had to settled for strawberry jam. …
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Faye Xuan
Lake Titicaca crosses two countries: Peru and Bolivia. The tour we arranged yesterday was for the Peruvian side, but also included bus ticket from Puno to Copacabana, Bolivia for 95 soles (36 USD). …
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Julia Kocubinski
We woke early this morning to motor back into Juneau. It was raining and grey, and you could barely see much of the town as we arrived to the port. But, we had spectacular weather during our trip, …
Lima
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Len Meyers
The Plaza De Armis and surrounding buildings was fascinating and of course a tour of the Santa Catalina Cathedral with the amazing organ and view from the top was spectacular. The tour of the country …