Is River Rafting Safe for People of all Abilities?

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Is River Rafting Safe for People of all Abilities?

Anyone can go river rafting! Why accessibility is key in any sport. Being a river guide is more than just hitting big waves, it’s about showing anyone and everyone the joy of being in a raft. With patience and a desire to teach, the sport can be accessible to all ages and abilities. A little … Continued

Couchsurfing in Venezuela, The Kidnap-Capital of the World

Desperate to explore the world but unsure how to do it without breaking the bank? Veteran backpacker, Will Hatton from The Broke Backpacker, has been travelling the world for seven years now on a budget of just $100 a week. Today, he tells us his top tips for exploring the world and having epic budget … Continued

Macaws of the Peruvian Amazon

The “Heath River Centre Lodge” is on the river Heath which marks the frontier between Peru and Bolivia; nothing to see except some local miners looking for gold. Soon after leaving, except the splendid crescent of the moon, the night was complete. The boat had no lights and followed the indications of someone lightening the … Continued

Captivated In Bogota, Colombia

One of the byproducts of not planning a trip is that expectations drop to ambiguous media tidbits and scattered commentary from friends or fellow travelers, as was the case of Bogota, Colombia. It was the last stop of 3 months of travels through Central and South America, and was a close contender with Peru, Chile … Continued

Colombia: Free Yourself From Yourself

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” The first time that I heard Brad Pitt’s quote in the movie Fight Club, I didn’t really put any thought into it but for some reason, the passage stuck with me in my mind. I was hiking in Colombia when this quote randomly … Continued

Richard Bangs Quests Wins TWO Telly Awards

Our Travel Writing Contest Judge, Richard Bangs, recently won TWO TELLY AWARDS! Congrats Richard! From Richard’s Site: The Telly Awards has honored White Nile Media with the top award for Cinematography (Silver),  and the Bronze in Travel/Tourism programing in the 34th Annual Telly Awards for the production entitled Richard Bangs’ South America: Quest for Wonder. With nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and … Continued

Move Peru to the Top of Your Travel List

Peru is one of the world’s most beautiful and inspiring countries in the world, combining incredible mountainous terrain with rich jungle, arid desert and fascinating pre-Columbian ruins. The country has everything a traveller could ever desire, with world-famous tourist spots like Machu Picchu, breath-taking hikes, unique cuisine and fantastic opportunities for extreme sports. If Peru … Continued

Lodging and Traveling: The Andean Countries of South America

Moving within the Andean countries of South America requires a certain adaptability.  The rigors of travel are formed by both geography and culture, and distances are deceptively longer than they appear on a map.  A person can pull out a map and measure the space between two towns and think, “Well, how far can that … Continued

Peru: To the Cloud Forest from Cusco

One of the most exciting journeys you can make anywhere in South America is to go from the mountains to the rain forest, either headed east to the Amazon from the Andes, or, in Colombia and Ecuador, toward the west and the Pacific lowlands. The route in Peru from Cusco to the Manu Reserve area … Continued

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