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Exploring Lima: A Welcomed & Unsuspected Surprise

Learn what it feels like to be a local in Lima — surfing, neighborhood restaurants, historic sights with Spanish colonial architecture, museums, and beaches. Neighborhoods: Barranco, San Isidro, Historic Center Malecon Gastronomy Local cultural experiences Larco Museum Surfing We arrive … Continue reading

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NEW VIDEO: Hiking The KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Peak

Check out our latest video of Gretchen and Diego, from the Adventure Within Reach Team, completing the KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Peak! Stats: KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike: Total distance: 13 … Continue reading

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PART 2: Hiking The KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Peak

In the morning we arise early and visit the central plaza of Aguas Calientes and a small local market. The surrounding mountains, blanketed in jungle, seem to seamlessly merge with the town. Spindly fingers of mist hang low at this … Continue reading

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PART 1: Hiking The KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Peak

The little-known KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike an outstanding mini-trip for those wanting “a taste” of the Inca Trail, but either lack the time or energy for the full 4- or 5-day Inca Trail. There is one day of … Continue reading

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NEW VIDEO: Via Ferrata + Sky Lodge + Zip-line Adventure (Sacred Valley, Peru)

This morning we were met by our guides Cesar (a tough mountain guide) and Rodrigo (an energetic rock climber and snowboarder) and escorted out to the start of our adrenaline-filled Via Ferrata mountain climb and action-packed zip-line descent in the … Continue reading

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Cusco: Peru’s Gateway to Adventure

Cusco is Peru’s gateway to adventure! In the city, cobble-stoned streets lined with Inca walls connect the most important sites such as the Central Market, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun (Koricancha) found inside the church of Santo … Continue reading

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Exploring Brazil: The Pantanal and Bonito

Vibrant sunsets, pastel sunrises, crystal clear waters, scuba diving, caving, country cycling, wildlife spotting and a real taste of the Pantaneiro (Brazilian cowboy) way of life: welcome to Brazil’s Wild West. Several months ago, I had the extraordinary opportunity to … Continue reading

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Iguazu, Patagonia and Atacama: An Epic Guest Trip Report

Jeanne and Carol just returned from an epic adventure across Argentina and Chile. Beginning their journey amongst the glittering falls in Iguazu on the boarder of Argentina and Brazil. They continued down to Argentina’s southern Patagonia and trekked through the … Continue reading

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Best Photo Ops: Lima, Cusco, Santiago

Planning your next trip to Lima and Cusco in Peru or Santiago, Chile? Don’t forget these must-visit photo op spots for the best souvenirs of your adventure! Taxis are very reliable in Peru and Chile for you to get to … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Galapagos Islands Cruise: September 2016

Staff Member: Susie Youn Travel Dates: September 25-October 2, 2016 Destinations Visited: Ecuador: Quito and Galapagos Islands See more pictures from Ecuador / Galapagos Islands Cruise on the Natural Paradise > >>  Day 1 / September 25: Arrival in Quito, Ecuador I landed … Continue reading

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