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Melting Andes glaciers pose risk in Bolivia

Water shortages, sudden floods on the climate change menu in South America

Staff Report

Researchers already know that the world’s tropical glaciers are melting fast, but a new study published in… 703 more words


Sneak Peek: Wayside Cider Opens its Catskills Tap Room

It’s time to raise a glass to Wayside Cider, which this week christens its new headquarters in Andes.

The move, first reported in Catskill Eats this spring… 429 more words


It Is Never Boring In Peru

As usually I have problems starting this text. I’m sitting behind a table in a backpackers in Huaraz, listening to music and drinking coffee. Behind me is more than 1.300 km of Peru, a land that is all but boring. 1,787 more words

Everyday Happenings

Angels With Dirty Faces. Salento

“Really tall palm trees. Like the tallest in the world.”

That’s the first thing I heard about Salento.

Although having the world’s tallest wax palms is pretty impressive, I wasn’t sure it’d be worth the six-hour journey if they’d only hold my attention for five minutes. 770 more words


The Big Country

Day 3: Antisani Reserve

With apologies to the Western USA, this relatively small area around Quito that we are visiting is the real Big Country. For starters, the whole area is cut through with enormous ravines created by Andean runoff. 567 more words


Singapore debt restructuring hurdle flagged by Pacific Andes

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

The decision by a fish distributor listed in Singapore to abandon local court proceedings and seek US bankruptcy protection shows the hurdles the city faces in its bid to become a global debt restructuring hub. 671 more words

Money Matters

Cray Cray in Cusco

Hey guys! Aisling here, reporting from Cusco.

Cusco’s been INSANE.

Recent activities have given me the impression of Cusco being the party capital of the Andes, but let’s give you some non-alcoholically-influenced factual information about it first. 853 more words