Peru


The Greenberg family decided to give back to the area they were visiting in Peru. They participated in a home restoration Volunteer Service Project in Cachicatta community. They continued their …

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The work begins with a lot of wheelbarrow trips of suppliesPatching up the siding of the homeThe whole family works together on the project

Peru travels: 2010 Candelaria Festival in Puno -- enjoy pictures of folkloric festival with its traditional dances, costumes, music, and story-telling. Photos are courtesy of photographer Guido …

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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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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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Juice vendors at San Pedro MarketWoman vendor at the local San Pedro Market Beautiful floral arrangements at the local San Pedro Market Indigenous women selling medicinal plants at San Pedro markeDoing the dyeing with natural plants at the CTTCGuide Ayul explains how to get the differents colors

Trek through the Peruvian Andes

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After visiting Peru three years ago, I returned with my daughter to hike the Inca Trail.

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69 LAKE - HUAYHUASH TREK Day 01: Huaraz – Cebollapampa (12 795ft/3900) – 69Lake (14 599/4450m) Day starts early at 7:00 am our private transport will pick you up from your Hotel after your …

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Santa cruz - 69 Lake Day 01: Huaraz - Cashapampa 2900m - Llamacorral 3760m From the hotel in Huaraz, we will aboard the minivan and driving along Callejon de Huaylas to Cashapampa village, where …

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Jonathan Brunger
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 …
School children eating breakfast
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Elizabeth Conway
Healthy Breakfast: Volunteer Program in Peru's Cachiccata Community Bloggers and globe-trekkers, The Lost Girls talk with Adventure Life president, Brian Morgan, on travel's delicate two-way …
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Jonathan Brunger
Based on reports from the World Health Organization as of May 8, 2009, there are few confirmed cases of swine flu in Central and South America in two countries that Adventure Life visits.  …
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Adventure Life
For our second post, here are photos of an annual dinner that we hold for our wonderful guides in Cusco. The dinner was held at Inka's Grill and later the festivities hit the Cross Keys Bar.If you've …