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ADVENTURES TOGETHER

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Project Cordillera’s Approach to Sustainable Tourism

Andean Alliance’s Community Centre in the foothills of the Andes Project Cordillera is a group of adventurous professionals motivated by the idea that tourism can be a mutually beneficial experience for both visitors and locals of a place. This idea is represented by the phrase “sustainable tourism,” a type of development that seeks to maximize […]

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A tribute to discomfort

A Tribute to Discomfort

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And so it begins: Week One in the Cordillera Blanca

And what a week it’s been! Firstly, flying in to Lima with the sun rising over the huge expanse of the Amazon basin, I was greeted by stunning aerial views of the Cordillera Huayhuash mountains as they rise from the jungle clouds. For this reason alone, it’s highly recommended that you take a window seat […]

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44 Years Ago Today – Remembering the Great Peruvian Earthquake

On this day 44 years ago, as people sat down to watch hosts Mexico play the Soviet Union in the opening game of the 1970 World Cup, an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of South America. The Great Peruvian Earthquake, as it came to be known, was felt as far away as […]

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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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Sustainable Adventure (and what Project Cordillera means by that…)

I’ve worked with international NGOs in Colombia, Uganda and Sierra Leone and far too often I’ve heard development workers throw around terms and speak in coded acronyms. Definitions in the field can have different interpretations depending on what the objectives are of the project. However, the organizations I’ve worked with that were making waves to […]

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Meet the Mountains: Huascarán

The Cordillera Blanca stretches over a vast area 180km long and 21km wide with 33 major peaks over 5500m. An area this huge offers a great variety of outstanding beauty, and, of course, each peak boasts its own unique charm and incredible story.  Standing tall at 6768m, Huascarán looms over the surrounding area. The highest […]

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Interview with Tim Moss of The Next Challenge

Tim Moss in front of a castle in Mtskheta, Georgia. Tim and his wife, Laura, are currently cycling to Australia across Europe and Asia as part of the Big Cycle. Project Cordillera: So, Tim, you’re an expeditions planning consultant, and essentially a professional adventurer yourself, what brought you, your life and your career to exploration? Tim Moss: […]

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Sometimes life…

Sometimes life puts an obstacle in your path. Sometimes small, little things that can be easily overcome. Sometimes bigger and sometimes unexpected. Sometimes you can see them coming from miles away and sometimes you inexplicably fall into them. Travelling condenses this down to a barrage of nuisances. Mountaineering then reduces it to an almost binary […]

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