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Exhibition: Weaving and the Social World – 3,000 Years of Ancient Andean Textiles

Exhibition dates: 20 May – 18 September 2016

Weaving was an important artistic achievement of the ancient cultures of South America. Andean peoples first produced textiles around 10,000 BC, and created one of the world’s earliest weaving traditions. 169 more words

Exhibitions

Researchers Find Pre-Inca Machu Picchu That Could REWRITE Andean History


Source: Ancient-Code.com
July 26, 2016

The ancient city of Machu Picchu covers a staggering 32,592 hectares of mountain slopes, peaks, and valleys.

According to researchers, it is one of the most intricate ancient cities ever discovered on the planet. 418 more words

News

My Latest Adventure in Ecuador and Beyond... (Part 1)

This is a long overdue post I’ve been meaning to write for a year but found a million of reasons to postpone. Here it is… 1,322 more words

Mountaineering

Andes


Flying over the Andes… Patagonia, Argentina, May 2010

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WATCH: Tim Durtschi's Suicide Switch Rockslide In Argentina

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Tim Durtschi went to Bariloche last year and brought some serious style with him.

*Video courtesy of ATOMIC SKIING

Skiing

July 21, 2016: The Uyuni Salt Flats

I’ve seen many incredible things, all over the world and not so far from home.  Things that have left me at a loss for words, and things that have set me writing pages and pages. 330 more words

Open Ended Social Studies

WATCH: Shredding A 6k Foot Pow Line In The Andes

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This video, taken by Rafael Pease for his new film Connections, shows just how big the lines are in the Andes.

*Video courtesy of Rafael Pease

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