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Hike to the sky: Trekking Lares

Hike to the sky: Trekking Lares

Michael Turtle July 17, 2014 1

We're big fans of taking the road less travelled. Check out one traveller's story of taking Peru's Lares trek and how it left an indelible mark

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Pics of the Week: The Andes

Pics of the Week: The Andes

Sacha Mlynek July 11, 2014 3

The Andes are the backbone of South America. Running from Colombia all the way to Chile, they present a landscape made for contemplation, adventure, intrigue, and everyday life. Let our Pics of the Week

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History lesson: Inti Raymi

History lesson: Inti Raymi

Steve English June 24, 2014 0

Inti Raymi is South America’s second-largest festival (after Brazil’s Carnaval). Tourists and locals alike descend on Cuzco’s Plaza de Armas for a week’s worth of music, drama, dance, and other activities. So, what's this

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Peru on a Plate: Five Classic Dishes

Peru on a Plate: Five Classic Dishes

Brendan Lee June 2, 2014 3

Travelling to Peru and wondering what you'll eat? We review five classic Peruvian dishes on the Looptail - and they're delicious

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Q&A: The Inca Trail and the Permit Process

Q&A: The Inca Trail and the Permit Process

Daniel Sendecki May 1, 2014 10

Interested in trekking the Inca Trail but have questions about the trail and the permit process? We asked G Adventures Product Innovation Manager Alistair Butchers to address a few of them here

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Planeterra Cares: Setting the Table for Development in the Sacred Valley

Planeterra Cares: Setting the Table for Development in the Sacred Valley

Kelly Galaski April 7, 2014 9

Kelly Galaski is the Program & Operations Manager and Assistant Technical Director, MIF/IDB Project for Planeterra Foundation, G Adventures’ non-profit foundation. Today on the Looptail, she recounts her recent visit to Peru for the

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The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, Day by Day: A Photographic Journey

The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, Day by Day: A Photographic Journey

Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott March 19, 2014 5

A visit to Peru’s Machu Picchu is rewarding no matter what, but it’s especially satisfying and carries even more meaning after you’ve hiked four days to get there. The feeling that you’ve earned the

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International Women’s Day: Working Harder for Gender Equality

International Women’s Day: Working Harder for Gender Equality

Sacha Mlynek March 6, 2014 1

Today we join the people of the world in celebration of the progress made for women’s rights, empowerment, and equality. As we celebrate the 106th annual International Women’s Day this Saturday, March 8th, we

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Valentine’s Day Adventures: 5 Best Treks for Couples

Valentine’s Day Adventures: 5 Best Treks for Couples

Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott February 14, 2014 1

Valentine’s Day, a day when the world is awash with pink and red and messages of love and romance. So while you might expect a list of the most “romantic” places in the world

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The Lares Trek in Peru: I Was Never Meant to Be An Alpaca Herder

The Lares Trek in Peru: I Was Never Meant to Be An Alpaca Herder

Jenny Serwylo January 22, 2014 1

When I first heard about the Lares Trek, I knew I wanted to hike it. Sure, it may not be as famous as the Inca Trail or as sexy as the Salkantay – and

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