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Volunteering in Peru
Native Tree Planting Project in Cachiccata Healthy Breakfast at Cachiccata School Our travelers frequently voice their wishes to contribute to the communities that they will visit, whether it …
A Welcoming Smile
Knowing a bit a Spanish comes in handy when talking with locals on a Bolivia tour. Spanish a bit rusty? You and me both. In general, Spanish is used throughout Latin America - but you'll …
If you've been on an Argentina tour or Uruguay trip chances are you've passed the mate. Yerba mate is a hot drink made from a blend of herbs, much like a tea. It contains caffeine, herbs and proteins …
Camping at the base of Cotopaxi
Trekkers take a moments to take in the view in the shadow of Ecuador's Cotopaxi Volcano Ecuador's paramo, a complex ecosystem of rolling alpine grassland, protects precious fresh water and endemic …
View of Temple I from North Acropolis-Tikal
Tikal ruins in Guatemala - be there at the end of the Maya calendar this Dec 21, 2012 On Dec 21, 2012, the Maya calendar will complete its 5,125 year cycle, marking the calendar's finality and the …
Travelers celebrating on the top of Dead Womans Pass on the Inca Trail
A hungry and happy group of trekkers after conquering the Inca Trail's Dead Woman's Pass A hardy hike deserves nothing less than some hardy food -- and on our Inca Trail treks you'll get it; …
Eme shows us how to call a toucan
Huaorani guide, Eme, shows us how hunters call a toucan   Visiting the community of Quehueri’ono New for 2012, Adventure Life's 7-day Huaorani EcoLodge trip is designed to immerse …
Locals getting ready for the market
Travelers looking for bargains should look towards Latin America. Like our Guatemala Classico trip 6-days for $795 Last week, the New York Times did a feature on ways to save on your next trip, …
Our guide, Simone, from the Achuar community on an Amazon trip
Our amazing guide, Simone, from the Achuar community in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Did I tip? You betcha. To tip or not to tip - or what to tip!? Questions regarding tipping etiquette are some of the …
A Tikal Tower appearing above the jungle canopy
The legendary Tikal ruins are found in Guatemala's Peten region My husband and I just returned from a visit to the ancient Maya city of Tikal in Guatemala. We were staying in Belize at Pook's Hill …
Adventure Life Giveaway - Win 2 Free Flights to South America Adventure Life and LAN airlines have partnered to offer you the chance to win two round trip tickets from the USA to anywhere LAN …
The Galapagos Islands take precautions as a tsunami is anticipated to arrive sometime today around 4:30 pm UPDATE (March 12, 2011): The tsunami hit the Galapagos about an hour later than originally …
Explore the Machu Picchu ruins or climb Huayna Picchu - Young Mountain - on your trip to Peru
LAN airlines offering deal on domestic flights for Peru travels Here's a great deal for those headed on a Peru trip. LAN airlines is offering a free round trip domestic Peru flight when you …
Explore!
Adventure Life's Andean Multisport featured in Outside Magazine's 2011 Best Trips Issue We are thrilled to see Adventure Life's Andean Multisport Peru trip featured in Outside Magazine's annual …
Colorful handmade carpet in for the Guatemal Easter Festivals
Intricate carpets line the streets in Antigua during the Easter celebrations   Adorned in purple robes, cucuruchos march the streets of Quito during Good Friday Discover the energy of …
A monkey clings to the tree
capuchin monkey in the Amazon   Rainforest Alliance and Adventure Life team up in the Amazon Adventure Life continues to grow our partnership with the Rainforest Alliance. Our current …
Starting early next week, the city of Puno, Peru is transformed for the Virgin of Candelaria Festival. Thousands of dancers and musicians fill the streets with sounds and fantastic costumes to fill …
Distant view of the towers
Torres del Paine National Park Following an announcement last week from the Chilean government of a proposed 17% increase in natural gas expenses - protests broke out in the Magallanes region of …
Old town teems with Colonial architecture, such as this plaza visited on an Ecuador tour
Quito, Old Town Oh what a difference a day makes! I know it is tough to find a lot of accurate and updated information out there on just what is currently happening in Ecuador. I am happy to …
Holiday Galapagos Cruises
Start planning your Holiday Adventure Tour These holiday travel tips are about planning for the best -- best experiences, best trips, best alternatives if you run into issues. It's about being …
Protests places rocks on the streets to prevent traffic. Photos courtesy of CNR   Rock clean-up begins   Strikes in Cusco-Machu Picchu region Update June 23, 2010: Over the …
4º DAY. ALCANTANI PASS
The rewards of high elevation adventure - the Andes don't disappoint! Soroche, acute mountain sickness (AMS), altitude sickness -- whatever you call it, it does not discriminate. The simple fact …
On the salt flats
Adventure Life Bolivia Trip honored as a Tour of a Lifetime It has been such an exciting April at Adventure Life - first with Outside Magazine's announcement naming us one of nation's Best …
How often have we seen this photo?  Why not take it yourself!
Machu Picchu ruins in Peru - Photo by John Keller We have updated information regarding the re-opening of access to Machu Picchu and Machu Picchu Town (also called Aguas Calientes). Following up …

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