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'''Absolutely anyone''' should feel free to [[Wikitravel:plunge forward|plunge forward]] and share some knowledge on Wikitravel. If you're starting to find yourself getting more involved, the following tips and tricks might help you get up to speed working on Wikitravel articles and participating in the Wikitravel community.
  
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# '''You''' are the most important resource Wikitravel has. '''Please''' join discussions, make comments, or ask questions. Your knowledge makes Wikitravel a better guide; your comments on our processes makes Wikitravel a better project.
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# We have a [[Wikitravel:help|help]] section with lots of info on how to work with our software, a [[Wikitravel:manual of style|manual of style]] with ideas on how articles are formatted and [[Wikitravel:policies and guidelines|policies and guidelines]] describe how we work together.  Our guide to [[Wikitravel:Tone|writing tone]] describes how we hope to create a lively guide, and to shun dry, encyclopaedic writing.
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# If you have some particular info you want to share, see the guidelines about [[Wikitravel:where you can stick it|where you can stick it]].  Have a look at [[Wikitravel:Article templates|article templates]] to see what the headings all mean.  If you're still not sure, ask, or put it where you think it fits best and someone else will move it to the right place. 
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# Please consider [[Wikitravel:how to create a user account|creating a user account]].  Other wikitravelers will get to know and trust your work.  You can still be anonymous, and you don't even need to give your name.  Once you have an account and have made some edits, other wikitravellers can spend less time checking and more time improving the guide!  You can also create a [[Wikitravel:user page help|user page]] if you want, where you can talk about yourself, places you've been, ideas you have.  Or you can just leave it blank.  Your choice.
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# When you edit an article, you can make a short comment describing your change.  If you remove information (say a restaurant has closed), make a note of it there.
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# If you wish you can add yourself to the [[Wikitravel:List of Wikitravellers by location|List of Wikitravellers by location]].  Other wikitravellers may collaborate when describing the region you live in.
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# Articles you work on can and probably will be changed by other people.  Making changes will often inspire others to make additions to your work.
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# Every article has an associated [[Wikitravel:using talk pages|Talk page]] where we discuss how best to work on that article. If you're wondering what's up with some article, why it's this way instead of that, check the talk page by clicking the '''discussion''' link.
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# Once you have a user account, other Wikitravellers can send you messages through your [[Wikitravel:using talk pages|user talk page]]. When there are new messages on your talk page, you'll see a '''blinking red circle''' next to the "my talk" link on any Wikitravel page. You should check to see what someone has to say.
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# Wikitravel is a travel guide, not a travel journal. Try to share what you ''learned'', not what you ''did''. Avoid using [[Wikitravel:first person pronouns|first person pronouns]] like "I" or "we".  There is no need to sign or date your contribution.
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# Our [[Wikitravel:goals and non-goals|goals and non-goals]] explain what we're trying to do, and what we're not trying to do.
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# There are lots of articles on Wikitravel that "aren't quite there yet". Don't assume that just because something's left out, misspelled, or weirdly formatted that we ''want'' it that way.
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# Other people working on Wikitravel are here to share their knowledge and make a great Web site. In dealing with other contributors, assume that people are trying to do what's [[Wikitravel:The traveller comes first|best for travellers]] and for the project.
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# Feel free to [[Wikitravel:Tone|express yourself in a lively tone]].
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# We want to make guides that can be used offline, either as printed pages or with a local copy on a mobile device. Wikitravel is '''not just an ''online'' guide Web site'''.
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# Your contributions should be '''original work''', created by you. Please don't copy text or images from other Web sites to Wikitravel.
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# Wikitravellers sometimes use [[Wikitravel:Jargon]] in edit summaries or discussion pages.
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# Wikitravel has a '''large and active community''' of people who want to make this project a success. You may not see us at first, but we're here!
  
WELCOME TO TERRA QUECHUA PERU
 
Thank you for your interest in our Cultural Highlights of Peru trip. At TERRA QUECHUA PERU we are passionate about off the beaten track experiences as it provides our travellers with the thrill of coming face to face with untouched cultures as well as wilderness regions of great natural beauty. We are also committed to making sure that our range of unique itineraries are well researched, affordable and tailored for the enjoyment of our small groups or individuals - philosophies that have been at our core since 1990 when we began operating adventure holidays. The itineraries will give you the very best travel experience, designed by people with incredible local knowledge who share our vision of authentic exchange and real exploration with a responsible tourism approach. Whether you like your adventures to include trekking, touring, cycling, mountaineering, kayaking or cruising Terra Quechua Peru can make it happen for you. We hope you will join us for a life changing experience
 
  
The heartland of the Incas, Peru is quite simply a travellers dream. It’s a land of dense jungles, lost cities, Andean peaks, urban beaches and ancient ruins. A visit to the breath-taking lost city of Machu Picchu is a must, and reaching it is an adventure in itself; either by train from the colonial gem of Cuzco or alternatively trekking along the famous Inca Trail, or the less-travelled alternative, the Lares. But Peru offers so much more. Spot exotic jungle wildlife in the mighty Amazon rainforest, explore the Taquille and Uros islands by reed canoe on Lake Titicaca, or get a birds-eye view of the mysterious Nazca lines from the sky. A land like no other, Peru encompasses the whole world in one country and is sure to live long in the memory.
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Revision as of 15:41, 16 August 2010

Absolutely anyone should feel free to plunge forward and share some knowledge on Wikitravel. If you're starting to find yourself getting more involved, the following tips and tricks might help you get up to speed working on Wikitravel articles and participating in the Wikitravel community.

  1. You are the most important resource Wikitravel has. Please join discussions, make comments, or ask questions. Your knowledge makes Wikitravel a better guide; your comments on our processes makes Wikitravel a better project.
  2. We have a help section with lots of info on how to work with our software, a manual of style with ideas on how articles are formatted and policies and guidelines describe how we work together. Our guide to writing tone describes how we hope to create a lively guide, and to shun dry, encyclopaedic writing.
  3. If you have some particular info you want to share, see the guidelines about where you can stick it. Have a look at article templates to see what the headings all mean. If you're still not sure, ask, or put it where you think it fits best and someone else will move it to the right place.
  4. Please consider creating a user account. Other wikitravelers will get to know and trust your work. You can still be anonymous, and you don't even need to give your name. Once you have an account and have made some edits, other wikitravellers can spend less time checking and more time improving the guide! You can also create a user page if you want, where you can talk about yourself, places you've been, ideas you have. Or you can just leave it blank. Your choice.
  5. When you edit an article, you can make a short comment describing your change. If you remove information (say a restaurant has closed), make a note of it there.
  6. If you wish you can add yourself to the List of Wikitravellers by location. Other wikitravellers may collaborate when describing the region you live in.
  7. Articles you work on can and probably will be changed by other people. Making changes will often inspire others to make additions to your work.
  8. Every article has an associated Talk page where we discuss how best to work on that article. If you're wondering what's up with some article, why it's this way instead of that, check the talk page by clicking the discussion link.
  9. Once you have a user account, other Wikitravellers can send you messages through your user talk page. When there are new messages on your talk page, you'll see a blinking red circle next to the "my talk" link on any Wikitravel page. You should check to see what someone has to say.
  10. Wikitravel is a travel guide, not a travel journal. Try to share what you learned, not what you did. Avoid using first person pronouns like "I" or "we". There is no need to sign or date your contribution.
  11. Our goals and non-goals explain what we're trying to do, and what we're not trying to do.
  12. There are lots of articles on Wikitravel that "aren't quite there yet". Don't assume that just because something's left out, misspelled, or weirdly formatted that we want it that way.
  13. Other people working on Wikitravel are here to share their knowledge and make a great Web site. In dealing with other contributors, assume that people are trying to do what's best for travellers and for the project.
  14. Feel free to express yourself in a lively tone.
  15. We want to make guides that can be used offline, either as printed pages or with a local copy on a mobile device. Wikitravel is not just an online guide Web site.
  16. Your contributions should be original work, created by you. Please don't copy text or images from other Web sites to Wikitravel.
  17. Wikitravellers sometimes use Wikitravel:Jargon in edit summaries or discussion pages.
  18. Wikitravel has a large and active community of people who want to make this project a success. You may not see us at first, but we're here!

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