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The pristine isolation of the Bolivian Altiplano

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To visit the Bolivian Altiplano is to step into a surreal world of startling landscapes, an improbable place where life survives at high altitude (12,000 ft.) and little rain falls.  Native settlements whose cultures remain largely untouched by modern civilization, have existed for thousands of years. 

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New Adventure: Crossing the Altiplano (Northern Chile & Bolivia)

in Blog post

This new rugged adventure explores some of the most remote and rugged terrain in South America. 

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The Woolly Residents of the Andes

in Newsletter

All members of the Camelid family, the Guanaco and Vicuña are the wild ancestors of the Llama and Alpaca, respectively. Originating from a common ancestor in North America some 45 million years ago, the Camelid family branched into Camelius tribe who migrated to Asia and Africa to become Bactrian Camels and Dromedaries, and Lamini tribe who migrated south to the Andes.

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