Peru


This is sometimes the first meal of the day for the children and is especially important, as many of them have to walk for over an hour a day to get to school. This is often after they have had to …

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Our Native Tree Planting project is located in Cachiccata, a small Andean community located just 5 minutes by car from ollantaytambo in Cusco, Peru. Here you can help us reforestate this depredated …

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Travels through Cusco to the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, the San Pedro market for fresh goods, the local market in Urubamba, and Samanapac Hotel in Ollantaytambo.

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My wife Petra and I had always researched and organized our own travel in the past, so when we opted out of last-minute necessity for a guided tour with Adventure Life, we didn't know quite what to …

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PANORAMIC PERU 2006 September 22 – October 8 Harold and Karen Greig John and Barbara Wise Guides: Carlos Lazo and Marco Palomino Friday, September 22. TRAVELING After driving up I-5 to …

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July 10, 2005 Have you ever thought about taking the Inca trail less traveled in Peru? My friend, Mary, and I were excited to take the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, but then we found an alternative …

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Georgia and Dot's adventure began on the Inca Trail in Peru with a custom Machu Picchu Pilgrimage Trip. They experienced the delights of trekking through the Andes of Peru and ended their tour in …

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Located in northern Peru, the fortress at Kuelap ruins was built by the Chachapoyas tribe. Here you will see only a few visitors per week due to the four hour trek through the Andes to arrive at the …

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Activities on the Cachiccata Community in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco, Peru, April 2009

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PERU-TRIP TO AUSANGATE TREKK FROM APRIL 03 TO 07, 2009

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"So, why Peru?" others would ask when we told them of our upcoming journey. That made me think, why indeed Peru!. And coming to the realization that the desire stemmed from my childhood. During …

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

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Through Adventure Life's Grant Project the Mantay Shelter in Cusco, Peru was able to make security modifications to their facility. The Mantay Shelter supports adolescent mothers in reaching a life …

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Working on the outside wall of the shelterRaising the height of the outside Mantay shelter wallMortar is mixed for the bricks on the wallThe finished wall!Child at Mantay next to the new wallThe raised wall provides added security for the residents
Machu Picchu Clouds
This iconic landmark is one that is included on countless bucket lists as a "must-visit" destination.  Everyone wants to GO to Machu Picchu, but few consider HOW they might prefer …
An infamous Pisco Sour
A Mi Manera, a restaurant in Cusco, has given some great Peruvian recipes to Adventure Lifers during a cooking class we include in tours.  Since it is always fun to explore the local foods of a …
Camping on the Choquequirao trek
In a recent Adventure Life blog post, we highlighted the Choquequirao Trek and explained how it is undergoing some definitive changes.  By the end of 2015, the Peruvian government plans to build …