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Glaciers in South America

October 26, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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When people think of South America, they often conjure visions of eternal summer— warm sandy beaches, glistening waves, tropical jungles and beautiful people. But, in a highly diverse geographic region boasting everything from high Andean peaks and vast grasslands to expansive deserts and fertile valleys, it’s possible to experience a wide array of topography, wildlife [...]

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Celebrating World Tourism Day

September 21, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has promoted its World Tourism Day annually on September 27. The UNWTO is charged with helping to ensure “responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism” across the globe and is founded on the underlying principle that international tourism is a “right for all citizens to experience the [...]

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10 Best Spots to Stargaze in Latin America

August 6, 2015 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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Astronomical tourism didn’t begin with the rise of sustainable journeys in the 1970s. In fact, stargazers have been traveling to view dark skies for centuries. Today, however, as the number of humans living in light polluted cities increases and the cost of powerful home telescopes declines, astronomical tourism has become its own freestanding travel segment [...]

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Our Top 10 UNESCO Sites in Latin America

July 16, 2015 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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Author Mark Twain famously said, “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the Earth all of one’s lifetime.” Nowhere is this sentiment more true than cultural travel. Sure, it’s relaxing to sip a rum runner with your toes covered in white sand, and everyone [...]

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Peru-A Culinary Odyssey

August 10, 2011 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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It continues in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, which includes Andean food and Peruvian pisco, and then on to Machu Picchu. We cant forget about the special 5 course introduction to Novoandina in Cuzco and last but certainly not least, the trip closes in Lake Titicaca where guests may take a boat excursion to [...]

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VIP Peru Trip Report – Lima, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cuzco and Lake Titicaca

August 9, 2011 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
Machu Picchu Tours to Peru

We arrived in Lima early so there was enough time for a cooking class and a visit to the Larco Museum which is a must to learn about Inca and pre Inca art, history and culture, so the rest of the trip makes more sense.

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