South America

South America

Porters Leading Inca Trail Treks Host Guests to Village Home Stay Prior to Journey to Machu Picchu

Experiencing a home stay immersion on the night prior to the Inca Trail trek provides Llama Expeditions' guests a window into the lives of their porters and helps with bonding before the trip begins.

Conservation Efforts in Chile

Hiking on the Southern Patagonian Ice Field (Photo Credit: Matthew Barker)

 

 

By Jack McCabe (Vaya Adventures)

 

Llama Expeditions Offers 8-Day Surf Trek in Peru That Benefits the Lost Children of Lima

Through the non-profit Casa Generacion inner-city kids from Lima's toughest neighborhoods are experiencing the wonder of their own coastline by learning to surf, becoming world class competitors and expert instructors.

Rainforest Expeditions: Experience an Ancient Ayahuasca Ceremony in Peru

Guests at Rainforest Expeditions' Posada Amazonas Eco-Lodge can participate in an ancient Ayahuasca Ceremony, which is said to help repair the spirit. Posada Amazonas eco-lodge was the recent recipient of the coveted Rainforest Alliance 2012 Sustainable Standard-Setters Award.

 

TOURING RIO+20: Part 3

By Ariane Janér

 

The show is over. The delegates have gone home, the venues have been dismantled and now all sides are now picking over what has been achieved.

 

TOURING RIO+20: Part 2

By Ariane Janér

 

RIO+20, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, is underway. An estimated 50,000 delegates will be in town to discuss green economy, governance, and a myriad of other social and environmental issues, with the goal of helping the world get back on the right track for sustainable development.

 

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