South America

Story by Esteban Castro

Vilcabamba Valley

Hidden in Ecuador’s high mountains, a small community away from the pollution of bustling metropolis is said to have the secret for living a long and healthy life with several residents being over 100 years old. We embarked on a reckless adventure in the middle of the pandemic in order to learn more about how life unfolds in Vilcabamba. A hike through the Andes we’ll never forget.