Ronny Bao, Western University Tourism, similar to a coin, has two sides. One of its faces showcases beautifully alluring imagery of a foreign destination that attracts travellers from all over the globe whereas its second face hides a darker side of tourism that is rarely seen by tourists on vacation. While travelling can be enjoyable, … More [Testimonials] Connecting
Mathias Nilges, St. Francis Xavier University Even after half a dozen very thorough showers, there is still Cuncani dirt in my callouses and underneath my fingernails. Cuncani refuses to let go. The same is true of my feelings and thoughts. Here, too, Cuncani, its people, its animals, and its landscape have left traces that, I … More [Testimonial] #BeTheChange
Alice Ebeyer, McGill University Being a student, I have to go through a series of hopes, uncertainties and disappointments regarding the future of our planet (and mine). I am halfway through my international development studies as an undergraduate, and if I have solved some of the questions that the academy has posed to me, I confess … More [Ambassador] What is good?
Si colocan en Google: Cuncani – Perú, encontrarán que la comunidad es conocida como un buen destino para acampar y hacer caminata en las zonas alto-andinas de Cusco. De hecho, Cuncani es un destino hermoso para ello. Sin embargo, la comunidad no necesariamente recibí los beneficios que merece. Esta es la razón por la cual, … More [Trabajo en Marcha] Primer Grupo Oficial a Cuncani
By Dave Holmes The village of Cuncani, which is four hours to the north-east of Cusco, was once the centre of the Incan Empire. We were here to support the NGO Nexos Comunitarios (NC) and understand how remote Cuncani is by hiking the paths linking it to larger towns. First impressions are of a rustic … More [Visitors] Community Life at 4000 Metres: a Sociologist’s Experience.
If you google Cuncani-Peru, you will find out that the community is recognized as a good destination for camp and to do trails in the High-Andes in Cusco. Indeed, Cuncani is a beautiful destination for it. However, Cuncani does not receive the benefits they deserve. This is the reason that for a year, we have … More [Work in Progress] First Official Group Trip to Cuncani!
By Saturnina Sallo, Nexos Comunitarios Local Coordinator (*) I’m Saturnina Sallo Cruz. I live in the region of Cusco, in the province and district of Urubamba and in the community of Cuncani. I’m married and I have two daughters: my first daughter was born on December 18th, 2003 and the second one on April 18th, … More From Cuncani: Saturnina’s first post!