When you get an offer to organize a group of poor people in the Andes, you have to carefully investigate why this is happening.
Cocaine comes from the coca plant, which grows in the Andes and is considered sacred.
From the Andes to dinner tables in the U.S., quinoa has come a long, flavorful way to prominence in the grain family.
On this program we will hike in the Andes and Amazon as well as stay with local families and study Spanish.
Yasuni Natonal Park, where the equator meets the Andes, is famed for its fabulous variety of plants and animals.
At a great altitude in the Andes the people had shortness of breath which they called "puna," and they ate onions to correct it.
Ponchos are woven out of alpaco-wool by the Indians of the Andes.
The Caucasus is quite a small affair, compared to the Andes, or Himalaya, or half-a-dozen other mountain-chains.
I have chosen a little spot (chilly, but isolated) in the Andes Mountains.
The summits of the Andes terminate in slender sharp points like needles.
from Quechua andi "high crest."