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Food And Drink

Helping Our Community

Alpaca Expeditions was created with a focus on our community.  There are lots of companies that trek the Andes, but unfortunately many of the companies do not seem to remember their roots and what makes our culture so special.  359 more words

4 september, 2014

“Their Maker, she said, gives them the sky to carry because they are strong. These people do not know who they are, but if you see a lot of trouble in your life, it is because you were chosen to carry part of the sky on your head.”
― Edwidge Danticat

Strangers Have Stories

Samuel Smith's Taddy Porter (People's Republic of Yorkshire)

What a handsome looking beer this is. The packaging reeks of tradition and quality and rightly so. Samuel Smith’s ‘Old Brewery’ in Tadcaster has been in operation since 1758 and still uses water drawn from the original well, dug some 85 feet into the Yorkshire ground. 180 more words


The porters of the Everest trail in the Gokyo Valley of Nepal

You can now view a photo essay I shot on the porters of the Mount Everest region of Nepal on the Atlas Photo Archive database.  361 more words


Sunday the 3rd of August - Macchu Picchu!!

We got up at 3 and after finishing our packing we all trooped down to the food tent for breakfast. Breakfast was hot chocolate, tea, bread rolls and pancakes. 833 more words


Nepal Part II: Everest Base Camp

First let’s talk about the flight into Lukla, the starting point of our trek. It was dubbed the most dangerous airport in the world. Sit on that for a minute. 2,954 more words