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Trekking in Peru: 5 ways you can practice sustainable tourism

Tourism in one of the biggest activities of enjoyment around the world. However, this can come at a cost. If tourism is done without responsability it can cause many negative effects to the environment and, in consequence, to the community. That is whay the concept of ecotourism is gaining popularity very quickly among the travellers of […]

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How to avoid common accidents and injuries while trekking

It is not uncommon to read about rescue teams saving hikers from dangerous spots. Frequently, this is due to a lack of proper preparation on the side of the walkers. They were not prepared for the weather conditions, didn’t have a map or the necessary trekking gear. On the other hand, sometimes accidents just happen. But […]

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Rainbow Mountain Peru: Why does it have those amazing colors?

When you first see a picture of the Vinicuna Mountain, it might seem photoshoped or a surreal painting. But it isn’t. The vivid colors of turquoise, lavender, red-violet and gold are real. You probably wonder how can this be possible.  Without any doubt, this is a question that many people would like to answer. To understand […]

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How to stay well nourished while trekking?

To enjoy and succesfully complete a trek you not only need to be fit and have all the necessary gear, but also stay well nourished by following good food habits. In order to endure the increased need for energy, your body will need more water and food. In addition, it is very important that you always […]

Archeologists discover more than 50 new Nazca Lines

There are more than 50 new geoglyphs discovered by Peruvian archaeologists in the province of Palpa. The researchers made the discovery through images captured in the area with drones. Nat Geo released a video that shows the most impressive drawings. Also, archaeologists indicated that the newly discovered lines have not yet been registered with the Ministry […]

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What does sustainable tourism mean?

Tourism is one of the world’s fastest growing industries and is a major source of income for many countries. However, like other forms of development, tourism can also cause its share of problems. This continuous growth place great stress on remaining biologically diverse habitats and indigenous cultures, which are often used to support mass tourism. Being aware about the impacts of tourism […]