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ADVENTURES TOGETHER

by PROJECT CORDILLERA

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e-mail: info@projectcordillera.org

5 Ways of Exercising Mindfulness When Traveling

Discover how to be a mindful traveler. We give you five quick tips on how to take your next adventure up to a new level of moment-awareness, making the whole experience much more rewarding. The Greater Good Magazine at UC Berkeley defines mindfulness as “maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and […]

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Slow Tourism: In Praise of Slowing Things Down…

Rediscover the importance of slowing things down, of giving yourself the opportunity to connect what what is around you, of advocating for quality over quantity: accept our invitation to engage in slow tourism An invitation to create positive connections Here at Project Cordillera, we pride ourselves on our social mission: transforming adventure travel and contributing to sustainable, […]

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Must Watch: Why I Live a Zero Waste Life

Learn how to live a zero waste life by shopping package-free, making your own products and refusing plastic and single-use items.  Lauren Singer graduated from Environmental Studies at NYU; then, she was the Sustainability Manager at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection. In the last 3 years, she has produced less than 16 oz of […]

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Huayhuash Circuit: the Best High Altitude Trek in Peru?

Discover the Cordillera Huayhuash, where you’ll find some of the most spectacular mountain sceneries on earth; learn all you need to know before embarking on this amazing experience. What and where Located in the Peruvian Andes just south of the Cordillera Blanca, the Cordillera Huayhuash is only 30 km long from North to South, and […]

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Wall and Piece: Colombia

Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colors and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agents and barons […]

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Colombian Music: 10 Songs for Your Playlist

Colombia is above all else the land of a thousand rhythms. Here are our top 10 tracks to get into the swing of things in Colombia These ten modern Latin tunes take you well beyond Shakira. Enjoy!  N°1: Puerto Candelaria – Con Un Minuto Over the last few years, Puerto Candelaria have become one of the […]

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Top Unexplored National Parks in Colombia

Discover Colombia’s unexplored national parks: we share our tips for an off-the-beaten-track adventure Colombia is a country of wonderful and beautiful contrasts; from huge Andean mountains and tropical jungle to white Caribbean beaches and magical deserts. For their protection, many of these ecological treasures are national parks and many remain unexplored. Why? Well, most are […]

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Guide to Prepping for an Adventurous Vacation

Congratulations! You’ve decided to take a break and see nature the way it was meant to be seen—outside of a backlit screen. It may seem intimidating to exchange your work bag for hiking boots and a backpack, but we’ve got you covered with some basic tips to help you prepare for an adventure of a […]

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Marie’s Story: Hiking Los Nevados

It is official.  My midlife crisis has just sky-rocketed to a whole new level.  The travel bug all started with a hiking trip to Kilimanjaro in 2010, and for quite some time after my idea of travelling consisted of a tick box exercise of the latest bucket list of things to do before the grand […]

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Why you should get out of the city and go hiking

There is a big wave in travelers seeking adventure. They are going into the wild, hiking, doing meditation retreats, and other activities related to mental, physical and emotional health. What they share is this desire to “escape the city”, and all the stress that today’s life brings with it. Science demonstrates the benefits that being […]

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