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  Choquequirao is a must see site in the Andes. See it now in relative peace and quiet before the promised Choquequirao cable car changes this route forever. Why trek to Choquequirao now? If you enjoy solitude, amazing views and the satisfaction of a strenuous trek, we recommend that you start planning your Choquequirao trek...
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Threads of Peru 2018 Year in Review
If you follow Apus Peru, you know that responsible travel is at the heart of what we do.  One of the pillars of responsible tourism is social sustainability. We have contributed to social sustainability through various initiatives over the years, including educational projects, clothing drives, and our annual Christmas chocolatada.   You will also know...
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It was International Youth Day on 12th August, so we thought we would post this to acknowledge the day and let you know a little of what we get up to ‘behind the scenes’… Amongst our other contributions to the local community and sustainability (see this link for details of our projects http://www.apus-peru.com/responsible-travel/community_projects.htm), Apus Perú...
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The latest news on the re-opening of the Choquequirao trek is that yesterday the local people worked in faena (communal work for the benefit of the community) to construct an Oroya (small cable car crossing) at the site of the Playa Rosalinas bridge.   (Please email us directly for more information about an Oroya and whether...
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The principal bridge on the Classic Choquequirao trek (Rosalinas bridge) was completely destroyed last week by a landslide in the Apurimac canyon. With the only other bridge access (at San Ignacio) severely damaged a couple weeks ago, (see previous blog post)  the ruins at Choquequirao are now completely inaccessible and the trekking route closed. With...
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