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When I think of Peruvian food, I immediately think it must be similar to what you might find in a Mexican restaurant.  However, that guess is entirely misinformed.  In fact, the typical peruvian dish consists mainly of potatoes and meat.  Peruvian food has strong influences from the Incas, but also...
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When trekking in a remote area, there are certain expectations that will help you make the most of the meals on the trail. Here's a quick list of things to know about trail food to help you prepare for your expedition. Carbs, Carbs, Carbs. In most of the areas where we...
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When I get ready for a trip, the first question on my mind is what to wear.  Over the past 6 years I have coached snowboarding in just about every type of weather imaginable and have trekked all over the world in the heavy rain and in the...
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Common sense takes you a long way while traveling but here are 5 tips to avoid problems and keep your belongings safe. Separate and Stash. When travelling with cash, leave the majority of it in a hidden and safe place like a money belt or zipped pocket. Bring a second wallet for...
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Want to learn a little about the culture of Peru before heading there yourself? Here is a brief description about one important ceremony that is called the “Despacho” and how it is conducted in Peru. The purpose of the ceremony is to pay tribute to Mother Earth or Pachamama. Participants...
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Meet Craig Page. Craig joined OneSeed in 2012, fell in love with Nepal, and is returning in a few months to conduct research. He is from Athens, Georgia and works as a City Planner for the Athens Park County Planning Department. His research will be about Nepali agricultural infrastructure and he...
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Llamas and alpacas are both native South American animals and are often confused with one another. Here is a quick reference so you never make the mistake that so many travelers do. They both come from the high plains of Peru, Chile, and Bolivia called the Altiplano. The first llama was...
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Your bags are packed and you're ready to go! Wondering what to expect upon arrival? Here is a quick guide to the Santiago Airport to make your travel a piece of cake! We'll see you soon! General Information The official name is the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport About 13 million people...
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