Now under UNESCO World Heritage Site protection, the large designs in the Nazca Desert go as far back as 500 BC and were preserved mainly by stable desert climate conditions. Archaeologists do not all agree as to their purpose, and there are also differences of opinion as to their antiquity. Some experts believe they could have derived from the pre-Columbian Peruvians‘ knowledge of astronomy while others think they are religious designs – related to ancient rituals to source water.
Anyone who has tasted the thrill of trekking once will find themselves on unknown, unchartered mountain trails time and again. And when such adrenaline junkies are not traversing through rugged terrains they can be found planning their next big Himalayan adventure or lost in fond memories of treks spent exploring dense jungles, frozen lakesides, imposing mountains, and witnessing stunning golden-hued sunsets.
COVID-19 is the new freshmen 15 and it is not a matter to be taken lightly. Statistics on weight gain are already bleak pre-pandemic. Globally, in 2016, 39% of adults aged 18 years and over were overweight and 13% were obese.