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On this stunning trip in northern Patagonia, you’ll explore towering peaks, a new ten-million-acre national park, and pristine rivers and lakes. And did we mention the delicious barbecue?

A new lodge in Bolivia’s Uyuni salt flats exponentially ups the awe factor

‘Rhythms of Peru’ from director Nathaniel Connella features a look at the sights and sounds of this eclectic country

A guide to the places where glory will be won—and where the victors will live, sleep, and train

A year ago, Brandon and LeAnn Morris decided to quit their jobs in Seattle and hit the road. Not an uncommon premise for anyone that follows any adventurous Instagram accounts, but they actually did it. Six months of passport stamps from Nepal, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, Chile, and the list goes on. Through all of their adventures, Peru emerged as one of the couple’s favorites and particularly the Ausangate trek, which led them to the striated Vinicunca Mountains and eventually their next job. The duo has since started the travel business FlashpackerConnect, which leads trips out of Cusco, with the rainbow mountains being their featured trip. Five days of high altitude trekking and you are rewarded with this view. Here, a preview of what you might see along this relatively undiscovered trail.

Spring in South America means snow, whitewater, and adventure everywhere you look

The world just feels larger there—the country, the rivers, the meals, and, most importantly, the fish.

Mountains, water, and Incan myths collide in this Peruvian playground.

Take a nap in the clouds

Gobernador Gregores, Argentina

In search of fish and photos

Take a 20-mile paddle across Lago Lácar

Bikes, Guns, and Beer: MTB Peru

Once filled with color, tradition, and pride, the sport might be fading into the sunset.

If you want to lounge on an empty beach for hours, consider one of these trips.

How to get there, when to go, and where to stay

No country on earth is more geographically blessed than Colombia, with its high-altitude peaks, lush jungles, pristine beaches, wildlife-rich rainforest, and strong coffee. Now that the guerrillas of the FARC are moving toward a peace accord, the land of cocaine and kidnappings may become the best unexplored adventure haven in South America.

Giant mining companies are tearing up some of the wildest places on earth to feed our hunger for gold. But do we even need it?

Top tips to survive Peru's famous century-old trek

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