Posts by Joe for Active Adventures Blog:
Our exclusive Mustang trip of the 2018 season was a great success. Here are some stories, photos and reviews from some of the adventurers along for the ride.
Pisac is a small town in the Sacred Valley, well worth a visit on your way to Machu Picchu. The town is home to a colourful ‘mercado artesanal’ or craft market, a great place to experience a traditional way of life
It was around the early 2000's when we started exploring the notion of running our style of adventure trips in Peru.
Of course, it’s natural for us to tell you why joining a small group tour is such a great idea, it’s what we do for a living! But I want to give you a personal perspective and share with you a quote from our travellers.
The beauty of the Himalayas is in their unique rustic, calm, tranquility; an unperturbed natural aura - it’s no wonder then, that tests show this mountain range is geographically alive, growing a quarter of an inch every year!
With the help of our Facebook fans and with some healthy debate here at Active HQ, we’ve come up with our Top 10 Views in New Zealand. Have we hit the nail on the head? Thank you to our amazing Active Adventures New Zealand guests who have shared these photos with us. The Top 10, in no particular order.
Since its discovery on July 24, 1911 by North American Hiram Bingham, Machu Picchu has been considered one of the world's greatest architectural and archaeological monuments, due to its extraordinary magnificence and harmonious structure. Machu Picchu is definitely one of the most fascinating sites in Peru.
Let's be honest - it probably shouldn't come as much of a surprise that we're big fans of Machu Picchu. That said, Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail certainly aren't the only parts of Peru that we're in love with.
Relaxing on the reed islands of Lake Titicaca, on board the 'Chinchilla' trip
We do things a little differently here in New Zealand, only a small fraction of the creatures living here are human! Maybe it’s our animal instincts that make us so...
Lake Wanaka from Rocky Mountain Peak
Hiram Bingham (image courtesy of time.com)