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Cusco Plaza de Armas Noelia

VAW opened in Cusco, Peru for the 2015 volunteer season.

Peru is a country in South America that’s home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city set high in the Andes mountains. The area surrounding Machu Picchu, including the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail and the lively city of Cusco, are rich in Incan sites as well as hiking, rafting and mountain-biking opportunities.

November 26, 2017

You may have heard people describing volunteering abroad as “life-changing” and wondered if they weren’t exaggerating a bit. After all, why would you…

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