Myths and Mountains Provide Insider’s Access to Markets

Myths and Mountains Provide Insider’s Access to Markets

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Myths and Mountains Provide Insider’s Access to Markets
More than shopping…

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Award-winning experiential tour operator Myths and Mountains, known for its culturally immersive itineraries, often provide access to the very best markets in each destination using local guides.

Meandering through a city market or village is a unique facet of an adventure tour, allowing travelers to experience many aspects of a culture in a single visit.  The combination of craftspeople, farmers, musicians and street food make up the tapestry of the experience.  Myths and Mountains encourages guests to interact with artisans for a tremendously rewarding adventure

Food is often a part of the marketplace, and visitors might glimpse regional delicacies they wouldn’t see otherwise. In Peru, that might be a grilled guinea pig or ceviche in Ecuador.  Performers may surround you with the sounds of the country and evoke a festival atmosphere. Little in these markets is mass produced.  The money spent on carefully-crafted jewelry, textiles and ceramics stays in the hands of the artisans.

No matter your shopping style, a visit to the marketplaces in Latin American destinations are a big part of the cultural experience Myths and Mountains is known for.

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About Myths and Mountains

Veteran adventurer Dr. Antonia Neubauer founded Myths and Mountains in 1988 to foster intimate cross-cultural experiences, offering tours designed to take travelers to the very heart of the places they visit. The company’s mission to provide handcrafted, experiential journeys has created a solid place for Myths and Mountains in the adventure travel industry. They were named as Trusted Travel Experts on the 2016 Wendy Perrin WOW List; Allie Almario is the WOW expert for Ecuador and the Galapagos, while Dr. Neubauer is the WOW expert for Bhutan, Nepal and now Myanmar. Dr. Neubauer has also been Condé Nast Traveler’s Nepal Top Travel Specialist since 2011. They were named one of “50 Tours of a Lifetime” – National Geographic Traveler, 2013 and 2015. Myths and Mountains was presented the 2015 Legacy in Travel Philanthropy Award from Tourism Cares.

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