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Inside Peru’s Cocaine Valley

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.  

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Sustainability Impacts | Part 1 | Our Approach

As a social enterprise, an integral part of our business model is the commitment we make to sustaining the land and cultures where we travel. Over the next four blog posts, we will highlight our vision for sustainable travel, show how we work to accomplish that vision, and share more about our local partners. We […]

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Sustainability Impacts | Part 2 | Education

Education is key for a better future; mountains and the great outdoors more generally provide one of the most incredible classrooms. They inspire us at every turn and encourage a sense of adventure and discovery. Our expeditions provide traditional education and lifelong learning opportunities for local residents, which drives positive community change and especially supports […]

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Your Perú

Another beautiful travel video from some time spent in Perú. Good job Ivy Chui! Music: Tony Anderson – “The Father’s Heart”

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International Mountain Day

Today is International Mountain Day, as designated by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). As well as celebrating these remarkable places, covering 22% of the world’s land surface are and housing 13% of the world’s population, this is also a chance to recognise the long and deep-seated neglect that these importance […]

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Meet the Mountains: Alpamayo

Fall in love with the mountain that holds the reputation of being the most beautiful in the world; Then learn all you need to know before embarking on your Alpamayo Expedition. The Cordillera Blanca stretches over a vast area 180km long and 21km wide with 33 major peaks over 5500m. An area this huge offers […]

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