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Project Cordillera’s Approach to Sustainable Tourism

Andean Alliance’s Community Centre in the foothills of the Andes Project Cordillera is a group of adventurous professionals motivated by the idea that tourism can be a mutually beneficial experience for both visitors and locals of a place. This idea is represented by the phrase “sustainable tourism,” a type of development that seeks to maximize […]

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Meet the Mountains: Huascarán

The Cordillera Blanca stretches over a vast area 180km long and 21km wide with 33 major peaks over 5500m. An area this huge offers a great variety of outstanding beauty, and, of course, each peak boasts its own unique charm and incredible story.  Standing tall at 6768m, Huascarán looms over the surrounding area. The highest […]

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Interview with Tim Moss of The Next Challenge

Tim Moss in front of a castle in Mtskheta, Georgia. Tim and his wife, Laura, are currently cycling to Australia across Europe and Asia as part of the Big Cycle. Project Cordillera: So, Tim, you’re an expeditions planning consultant, and essentially a professional adventurer yourself, what brought you, your life and your career to exploration? Tim Moss: […]

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Sometimes life…

Sometimes life puts an obstacle in your path. Sometimes small, little things that can be easily overcome. Sometimes bigger and sometimes unexpected. Sometimes you can see them coming from miles away and sometimes you inexplicably fall into them. Travelling condenses this down to a barrage of nuisances. Mountaineering then reduces it to an almost binary […]

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What to do when you’re not climbing a mountain

Eat to your heart’s content With a remarkably original and varied cuisine, influenced by Italian, Chinese, African and Spanish traditions, combined with techniques and flavours of indigenous foods, Peru is truly heaven for the gourmand in all of us. From world class restaurants to authentic street food, Peru offers you umpteen opportunities to overindulge. Tempt […]

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Interview with Sadie Quarrier: National Geographic Magazine’s Sr. Photo Editor of Expeditions

Charlotte Kesl: What draws you to adventure and expedition storytelling? Sadie Quarrier: What I love about my adventure and exploration beat is the community of photographers, videographers and athletes (adventurers, climbers, mountaineers, etc.) that this allows me to work with daily. They’re high energy, driven, and talented as artists but also push themselves often to […]

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The Beginning

The idea for Project Cordillera was born amongst the mountains of the Cordillera Blanca in May 2013. I had climbed and trekked in these mountains before but the unique beauty of the Peruvian Andes and the communities that live there does not die hard. Speaking to friends and colleagues in Huaraz and Lima, I left […]

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