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High Up in the Andes: Machu Picchu and Cusco

At the end of 2014 I had the opportunity to travel to Lima, Peru for work. Naturally, I had to take advantage and extend my trip by a few days to venture to Machu Picchu. 136 more words


thin air by tom clausen

in the garden

right by St. Francis

the woodchuck hole 7 more words

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La Puña, Argentina... A bold world, lifeless

Our guide, Luis, says Americans travel to see cities, not so much nature… La Puña is a unique, high-altitude zone of Northern Argentina, near the border with Chile. 407 more words

Shape-shifting frog species found in Cloud Forest of Ecuador’s Andean


Scientists have discovered an unbelievable, shape-shifting frog species within the western mountain range cloud forest of Ecuador, and it simply could also be the primary ever amphibian that may quickly modification its skin texture, a brand new study says… 489 more words

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Cerro Mercedario: Farewell to Easy

By Seth Webb

When I committed to co-leading a group of seven Warner College of Natural Resources students and alumni to climb a mountain in Argentina over winter break, I bid farewell to easy, trading in a relaxing vacation with my family and friends for a dose of expedition suffering – near constant wind, intense solar exposure, no shower for over 2 weeks, occasional mild headaches and heavy packs. 707 more words