Huaraz – starting point of several our expeditions to the Cordillera Blanca – is the capital of the Ancash region of Peru and my starting point for the Santa Cruz Trek. Unfortunately, back then I didn’t know about Project Cordillera and, in fact, I didn’t know a whole lot about trekking either. I was reading […]
Project Cordillera: A Fast Growing Travel Startup and Social Enterprise 32 Hour role based in our office in Medellin, Colombia Project Cordillera, a travel startup and social enterprise, seeks excellent candidates for a Development Officer and Communication Officer role, both based in Medellin, Colombia. The paid internship covers living costs, training, a mentorship and support […]
Project Cordillera: A Fast Growing Travel Startup and Social Enterprise 32 Hour role based in our Medellin, Colombia Office Project Cordillera, a travel startup and social enterprise, seeks excellent candidates for a Development Officer and Communication Officer role, both based in Medellin, Colombia. The paid internship covers living costs, training, a mentorship and support for […]
Colombia is an unforgettable land of music, coffee, friendships, diversity and stunning landscapes. It’s not to be missed. While what you will find below is not comprehensive, but it is a good start for beginning to understand the country you are about to visit. If you need more Colombia travel information, be sure to look […]
Before you embark on your trip to Peru, be sure to brush up on your geography, history and culture. And if you don’t already have a trip planned, you won’t want to miss our latest expeditions to this incredible, captivating country. Geography The Peruvian Andes offer a wide variety of environments. From massive glaciated peaks to […]
The Guardian tells the stories of the people at the heart of Peru’s cocaine valley from coca farmers to the widow of a drug dealer. Controlled mostly by Shining Path Maoist guerrillas, the valley has been consumed by conflict for over 15 years and only shows small signs of stopping.
Perú is suffering from extreme levels of rainfall – as much as 10 times the usual rainy season downpour (which is a LOT). The far North of the country, especially the region of Piura, as well as much of the Northwestern desert coast is affected, including parts of the capital, Lima, and other areas downstream. […]
Some champion just took a drone to Alpamaya! Here you can see the final route up the Southwest Face, like never before! 🙂
The starting point for almost all Peruvian adventures is the country’s capital, Lima. This enormous city holds as many people as London and is bustling with a wealth of sites to see, food to eat, and things to do. You are bound to meet travellers of all calibers here; backpackers making their way through South […]
If you’re interested in learning more about the climate change affecting the mountains in Huaraz, Peru, please watch this excellent video from USAID about The High Mountains Adaptation Partnership’s Peru workshop.