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Bhutan Trek 2019 – Punaka and Thimphu

Hello Everyone, We have had a great time the last couple of days here in Bhutan! Once we left the trail we drove into Punaka for a tour of the huge Fortress surrounded by the Male and Female Rivers. After … Continue reading

Bhutan Trek 2019 – Laya and then Gasa

Hello Everyone, We’ve had two excellent days to finish off our trek! Yesterday we had our easiest hike into Laya lasting just over four hours and in time for lunch once we arrived. We ditched the tents and slept in … Continue reading

Bhutan Trek 2019 off to a great start

Hello Everyone, Our 2019 Laya Gasa Trek in the Bhutan kingdom is underway. All 3 members arrived yesterday throughout the morning. When you land in Bhutan, it’s hard not to feel the instant calmness that inhabits this country. After getting … Continue reading

TAPS Explores Machu Picchu!

Hola amigos, familia and loved ones! Today was our day to visit the famous lost city of Machu Picchu. So we got up early to be on site to catch the sunrise. Explorers of the lost city! Beautiful condor’s eye … Continue reading

TAPS completes Salkantay Trek!

Hola friends, family and loved ones! Five fun filled days of trekking got us over the 15,000 foot sacred Salkantay Pass. Along our way we visited Humantay Lake, Salkantay Mountain 🏔 and a coffee plantation. Our team and local staff … Continue reading

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Peaks of Peru 2019 – Signal Drops but All is Well!

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