Topic: Parting Shots

Custom Inca Trail & Machu Picchu Trip

Peru Travel Machu Picchu Tour

“I feel like the journey to get there made me appreciate the experience all the more,” says Lisa of her and Brittany’s hike up the Inca Trail to the famous Machu Picchu ruins this past March. During their time in Peru they found themselves exploring the Sacred Valley, sharing stories with the Amaru community, and treading

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Ecuador Travel: Macalester College Alumni Association Dynamic Group Trip

Ecuador Travel

About three months ago the Macalester College Alumni Association embarked on an incredible adventure to Ecuador. This twelve-day trip highlighted incredible Andean landscapes and fascinating indigenous cultures in mainland Ecuador and included a luxurious six-day small ship cruise around Darwin’s Galapagos Islands which are full of fascinating endemic species and beautiful volcanic landscapes.

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2014 Annual South America Travel Photography Contest Results

Peru South America Travel Photography

Our 2014 Annual South America Travel Photography Contest results are in! Travelers captured moments from all over South America including photos from Patagonia, Machu Picchu, the Galapagos Islands, Easter Island, the Peruvian Amazon, the cloud forest in Ecuador, and more. With all of the incredible entries it was tough to pick our favorites. See our

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Traveler’s Trip Highlight: Two Weeks in Chile + Argentina

Two Weeks in Chile and Argentina

Use this two-week trip to Chile and Argentina, a well-rounded active adventure, as inspiration for your next South America vacation. Travel alongside Knowmad travelers Stan and Kathy as they hike, sightsee, ice walk, spot wildlife, and photo safari in both Argentine and Chilean Patagonia. And top it off with a visit to Iguazú Falls and

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Unforgettable Family Trip To Peru

Family Trip to Peru - South America

“You and your team did such a wonderful job and I can’t thank you enough. Our guide, Celinda, was incredible, extremely knowledgable and passionate about the Andean people and the Incan culture/ruins. We learned more than I could’ve imagined to. We loved the picnic, the climb up Waynapicchu, Machu Picchu and the ruins tours, the

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