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When It's Cold Outside, I Got the Month of May-- Fall in Mendoza

This past week was, in a word, relaxed. Nothing too crazy during the week, so we piled all of our adventuring into the weekend, as usual. 744 more words

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Colombia Rebels Kill One In Attack

Colombian rebels have killed at least one police officer, and injured two others, in the first attack by the group since it called off ceasefire talks with its government. 111 more words


Hidden gold mines and stone forests of Northern Peru

Intro: While Chile may be well-endowed in giant copper mines, Peru has a more golden-flavour to its country-side. After my travels in Chile we flew to the northern Peruvian region of Cajamarca. 867 more words


The Andes: Cotopaxi and Aconcagua


Cotopaxi is a potential active stratovolcano in the Andes mountain range in Ecuador. It is the second highest summit in the country at 5,897 meters (19,347 ft). 366 more words


Climbing Sincholagua: Ecuador's Lonely Mountain

Sincholagua doesn’t welcome visitors with open arms. The trailhead is far from any main roads, and the approach is a poorly marked meander through untamed foothills. 203 more words



The breath taking Andes Mountain range is the longest continental mountain range in the world.

Along the western coast of South America, it extends 7000km through 7 countries (Venezuela, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina). 26 more words

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