Apus Peru’s Christmas Chocolatada in Chaullacocha 2014

Not only are Apus Peru adventure travel specialists but each year our staff, guides and some special guests make the trek out to Chaullacocha to give hot chocolate and toys to the children of this community at Christmastime.

Our social commitment to communities is not just about giving at Christmas – we work locally and sustainably with community groups in rural, high Andean communities year round.  We achieve this through our work with and support of our partner NGO Threads of Perú http://threadsofperu.com/ in remote communities, specifically Rumira Sondormayo and Chaullacocha.

A picture tells a thousand words, it was a lovely day  – and the rain held off!! 🙂

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Truck ride Chupani to Challaococha

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Playing games whilst waiting for the hot chocolate

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APUS TEAM ASSEMBLING GIFTS

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Waiting patiently outside the classroom

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lining up ready for a game of ‘tug-o-war’

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here’s the game with Ruth from Team Apus Peru shouting encouragements!

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A good old fashiond game of “British bulldog” or “Sharks and Fish” or simply just “run for your life” 🙂 great fun!

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Las Señoras Erika and Fely working hard, handing out the good stuff

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Our guides Joel and Mari getting stuck in!

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beautifully colourful!

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delicious hot chocolate!

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Posing 🙂

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¡¡¡HOLA!!!

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FELIZ NAVIDAD!!

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Apus Peru whole team enjoying the last chocolate pot! L to R Adrian, Ruth, Sergio, Señora Fely, Mateo, José, Erika, Emily, Joel and Maribel.

The team at Apus Perú would like to thank the communities in Chupani and Chaullacocha for their welcome and cooperation and a great day! We look forward to continuing to work with and support your communities in 2015. See you next year!

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