Peru


Through Adventure Life\'s Grant Project the Mantay Shelter in Cusco, Peru was able to make security modifications to their facility. The Mantay Shelter supports adolescent mothers in reaching a life …

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Working on the outside wall of the shelterRaising the height of the outside Mantay shelter wallMortar is mixed for the bricks on the wallThe finished wall!Child at Mantay next to the new wallThe raised wall provides added security for the residents
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Lynessa Nelson
http://youtu.be/FjLpkKrTaHI It's an exciting new year for us at Adventure Life in our new office! Last fall Adventure Lifers packed up our belongings and headed across town to set up residence in …
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Elizabeth Conway
A taste of Peru travel: Delicious Alfajores! Alfajores, crispy cookie sandwiches, are enjoyed throughout Latin America. Many regions have their own local spin on these delicate sugar cookies …
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Elizabeth Conway
Artist impression of the Amazon's Chullachaqui by David Hewson. Spot Chullachaqui yourself on an Amazon tour! A little local legend, compliments of the Amazon... The Chullachaqui is a …
Inca Trail group of hikers
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Elizabeth Conway
A motley crew of travelers successfully tackle Peru's Inca Trail and the altitude! On Peru's classic Inca Trail tour, travelers hike in altitudes ranging from ~ 9,000-14,500 ft. The highest …
Machu Picchu
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Elizabeth Conway
Unique tomb unearthed at Peru's Machu Picchu. Photo by Jerome Gannon Peru's Machu Picchu continues to mystify and intrigue its visitors (yours-truly included) and scholars -- even a century after …
Taste Ceviche during Peru tour
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Elizabeth Conway
Peru Cuisine: Try adding shellfish to your ceviche recipe for variety   Adventure Life traveler, Amy Bergrud, learns a few local culinary secrets on our Peru Cuisine trip A widely …
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Elizabeth Conway
Adventure Life travelers, Greg and Bridget Litten, share with us a bit of their Amazon adventures in Peru's Tambopata National Reserve. The Tambopata National Reserve (TNR) is part of a 3.7 …
Travelers celebrating on the top of Dead Womans Pass on the Inca Trail
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Elizabeth Conway
A hungry and happy group of trekkers after conquering the Inca Trail's Dead Woman's Pass A hardy hike deserves nothing less than some hardy food -- and on our Inca Trail treks you'll get it; …
Victory:  On top of Huayna Picchu!
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Elizabeth Conway
Happy trekker at the top of Huayna Picchu Peak Hiking the ruins of Machu Picchu itself can be enough for some travelers. But there are some amazing peaks to trek while at the ruins -- and offer a …
How often have we seen this photo?  Why not take it yourself!
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Elizabeth Conway
Join us this July to celebrate Machu Picchu's Centennial Celebrations. Photo by Adventure Life traveler, John Keller We're not the only ones who are all a-buzz with the swiftly approaching …
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Elizabeth Conway
Adventure Life Giveaway - Win 2 Free Flights to South America Adventure Life and LAN airlines have partnered to offer you the chance to win two round trip tickets from the USA to anywhere LAN …
Explore the Machu Picchu ruins or climb Huayna Picchu - Young Mountain - on your trip to Peru
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Elizabeth Conway
LAN airlines offering deal on domestic flights for Peru travels Here's a great deal for those headed on a Peru trip. LAN airlines is offering a free round trip domestic Peru flight when you …
Explore!
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Elizabeth Conway
Adventure Life's Andean Multisport featured in Outside Magazine's 2011 Best Trips Issue We are thrilled to see Adventure Life's Andean Multisport Peru trip featured in Outside Magazine's annual …
Beautiful landscape of Chile\s Easter Island
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Elizabeth Conway
One of Easter Islands' famous Moai: LAN airlines offers new ways of traveling to Easter Island from Lima, Peru UPDATE 10/28/10: As of Oct 28 (interestingly enough one day after I posted this …
Distant view of the towers
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Elizabeth Conway
Patagonia Hike in Torres del Paine -- Hello Gorgeous! The remoteness of Patagonia' Torres del Paine allows the park to continue to boast its incredible pristine environment and natural beauty. …
We made it to the first peak!
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Elizabeth Conway
Alex with Adventure Life travelers, DeAnne and Simon Phillips, on the Cachiccata Trek in Peru Some of our Peru travelers have already had a chance to meet Alex, one of our Peru guides. For those …
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Elizabeth Conway
Protests places rocks on the streets to prevent traffic. Photos courtesy of CNR   Rock clean-up begins   Strikes in Cusco-Machu Picchu region Update June 23, 2010: Over the …
Huayna Picchu rises high behind the Machu Picchu ruins during your Peru tour
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Elizabeth Conway
Machu Picchu reopens April 1, after January downpours washed away access. Machu Picchu reopens as scheduled, April 1, 2010. Celebrations were held in Machu Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes) and in …
Machu Picchu
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Elizabeth Conway
The Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, hidden in the Peruvian Andes UPDATE: As of Feb. 22, 2010, there are changes to the original schedule regarding re-opening access to Machu Picchu. Click here for …
Gourmet food
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Elizabeth Conway
Peru's ultimate comfort food: Causa Rellena. Roughly 3500 different varieties of potatoes grow in the Peruvian Andes. There is no limit to the number of dishes that these carb-rich spuds can …
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Elizabeth Conway
Train to Machu Picchu in Peru   A reed boat -- Lake Titicaca, Peru Starting off our staff travels for 2010, Adventure Life's fantastic office manager and gate-keeper, Lynessa Nelson, …
Jenny in front of our dome at Eco Camp
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Elizabeth Conway
Traveler outside of her dome at Torres del Paine's EcoCamp   EcoCamp at sunrise -- hard to beat that view   A remote welcome from Sacha Lodge, in the Ecuadorian …
Indigenous women selling medicinal plants at San Pedro marke
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Elizabeth Conway
Local Peruvian women selling medicinal plants Traveler, M.J. Holliday, shares her experiences at the bustling and sometimes bizarre witches' market, in Cusco, Peru. By M.J. Holliday Five …