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Tourists: Where do we fit in?

Held high in the Cordillera Blanca, you feel a strong sense of everything being linked.  People and animals living in harmony with the living earth, surrounded by the ancient mountains.  Cavernous valleys envelop you with equal parts of foreboding and peace.  It’s easy to see why in many cultures, mountains are revered as Gods.   […]

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Welcoming the University of Cambridge

Great day yesterday welcoming the Cambridge University Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca. Supported by the Royal Geographical Society, Cambridge University Expedition Society and others, their six week expedition…

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You Explore, They Explore: Photographs from Saturday’s Training Workshop for Future Guides

On Saturday, we happily joined one of the workshops that is part of a two month educational programme for local youth in Yurac Yacu; this training prepares the new guides to take visitors on cultural tours in the region. When you book your adventure with Project Cordillera, you contribute directly to this project, which has been run […]

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Glaciers, Climate Change & Tourism… Oh My!

Tourists view the massive ice walls of the Pastoriri Glacier. Last week, I went on a day excursion with a van full of other tourists (mostly from Lima) to the Pastoruri Glacier. The Pastoruri Glacier is south of the Cordillera Blanca at the head of the Pachacoto Basin, which is a tributary of Peru’s Santa […]

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