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Vicarious Volunteering: Condor Trekkers, Sucre, Bolivia

For this edition of Vicarious Volunteering we travel to Sucre, Bolivia, home of the two street kids who inspired this blog. When a friendly guide from Condor Trekkers asked me on the street if I’d like to trek, I said … Continue reading

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Climbing Huayna Potosí (The Highest I’ve Ever Gotten)

Huayna Potosí (pronounced wine-a po-to-SI) is a mountain in the Cordillera Real range of the Andes, about 25 km north of La Paz, Bolivia. At a height of 6,088m or 19,974 feet it is considered the “beginner’s 6000-meter climb,” as … Continue reading

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