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Once again, Explorandes scores very good results in the Rainforest Alliance audit

What is Rainforest Alliance and what do they stand for? The Rainforest Alliance is a growing network of farmers, foresters, communities, scientists, governments, environmentalists, and businesses dedicated to conserving biodiversity and ensuring sustainable livelihoods. Their mission is to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices, and consumer behavior. Watch the video […]

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3 reasons why travelling to Cusco in November is an excellent idea

Most of our travelers have doubts about travelling to Cusco during November, because it’s the first month of the rainy season (which is summertime in the southern hemisphere) and they don’t know much about how is Cusco for tourism during low season. Here we give you some reasons why you should consider travelling in November; […]

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Four Psychological Benefits of Trekking

Hikers around the world know that walking in nature is not only good for physical health, but for mental health as well. Walking through the woods while observing colorful birds and foliage, feeling the air in the face, sitting next to a blue lake and listening to a soothing running stream simply clear our mind and […]

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Pros and Cons of Trekking Poles

If you hike often, you might see some hikers using trekking poles. But the importance of the trekking poles has been much debated.  Like every great discussion, there are pros and cons regarding the subject. The hiking community is split on the need for this gear, so the decision truly depends on you. In Explorandes we give […]

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Trekking in Peru: Tips for choosing the best hiking boots

If you’re gearing up for a hike, the most important piece of gear you can buy is a good pair of hiking boots. On Peruvian trails, you’ll likely tackle uneven terrain strewn with rocks and roots and it can be for long periods. So you need sturdy but comfortable footwear to protect your feet and provide […]