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Peru: Geography, History and Culture

Before you embark on your trip to Peru, be sure to brush up on your geography, history, and culture. Don’t have a trip planned? Then, 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 sparkling turquoise lakes, ruby-colored […]

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Our Problem with Plastic: Tips for a Plastic Free World

Entering plastic into the news-feed of a search engine makes for woeful reading.   Greenpeace has shockingly stated that 8.3 biillion tonnes of plastic have been produced since the 1950s. The BBC unhappily informs me our production rate continues to accelerate; 8 million tonnes enters our oceans each year, offers the latest soundbite. The stark […]

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Adventure Travel Industry Prioritizes the UN SDGs

Sustainable practices are fundamental to the adventure travel industry, and to help guide sustainable development initiatives the United Nations has identified 17 global Sustainable Development Goals to reach by 2030. The UN has encouraged every organization and individual to take part in the movement to provide a dignified life for all people and a sustainable future […]

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Quick Tips for a Sustainable Mountain Adventure

#travelenjoyrespect 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development as promoted by the United Nations. The UN is dedicated to raising awareness about the huge impact that tourism has on communities and the environment. Through the interactive #travelenjoyrespect campaign, travelers can share what responsible travel means to them, post photos of their adventures, […]

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5 Delicious Lunch Spots in Medellín

If you’re coming from a part of the world where dinner is the culinary delight of the day, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to learn that lunch is the highlight in Medellin. Colombia’s second largest city, boasts a growing food scene. Whether you’re only in town for a few days or you’ve been here awhile, be […]

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Introducing Adventure Guide Mateo Isaza

The Project Cordillera team has spent a lot of time with our Colombian partner, Mateo Isaza, over the past year and we’d love for you to meet him! One of the best partners around, Mateo is knowledgeable about the places he travels, makes travel accessible to everyone, and is genuinely a very interesting person. Come […]

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6 Tips for Sustainable Tourism

Tourism impacts communities in untold ways. There are obviously many positive impacts to tourism, including economic and social investment in rural or often times remote locations and the spread of understanding across communities. However, most communities and environments pay a far more negative price for tourism. As travelers and adventure seekers, it is our responsibility to make […]

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The Land of a Thousand Rhythms: Discovering Colombian Music

I admit my knowledge of Colombian music is limited – Shakira anyone? But, not long ago I found myself reading one of those Pitchfork-type-exposés on the up-and-coming music scene in Bogotá. I’ll put it on my to do list I thought, as it would be a surefire way to out-maneuver the Father John Misty reference […]

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How to Pack Like a Pro

We’ve spent a lot of time living out of backpacks while trekking through back-country forests and wandering around cities. That translates to a lot of time and plenty of, sometimes frustrating, experiences understanding the necessities for a perfect trip. It’s taken us years to find our favorite items and pack like pros. So, whether you’re […]

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Lake Life in Perú

Lakes are great tourism destinations, not to mention essential water sources for mountain ecosystems! Perú is a wonderful destination for exploring lakes; it has over 12,000 lakes and lagoons, including Lake Titicaca, the largest freshwater lake in South America. Lake Titicaca is the birthplace of the sun according to Andean mythology and was created by massive […]

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