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Reported by Mel on 23rd February 2016

Norsalleh The Forest Guardian

Norsalleh The Forest Guardian

Late last year we were asked by the UK online Magazine - Trek and Mountain for an interview for a "local hero". The Local Heroes section basically involves hearing from the guys on the ground (local porters, chefs, trek leaders..) who help make trips so memorable for tourists travelling abroad to hike. We agreed to it after selecting a local hero that would be a great fit on the specific section featuring our local hero. The interview ran in June...

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Reported by Richard Peru on 23rd February 2016

Dancing in Per’_

Dancing in Per’_

Anyone who has ever been to Peru before will know that if there is one thing Peruvians love it is a good dance. The variety of traditional dances is astounding and our volunteers are lucky that our camps are all in geographically and culturally distinct locations. This means that throughout their expedition a school will come across a whole host of costumes and music, all with unique and special significance. Below are just a few examples of what you can...

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Reported by Ally on 23rd February 2016

What a difference a summer makes

What a difference a summer makes

As many of you are aware, one of our major projects over the summer was some serious work in the local primary school within the community at Camp Kuri Kuchu. Our volunteers worked on a seemingly endless list of projects all designed to ensure the school would not be shut down by the local authorities. Humberto Fierro school is one of a dwindling number of tri-lingual schools in Ecuador. The school teaches Spanish, English and most importantly, the local Quechua...

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