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Trekking and Climbing in the Peruvian Andes – The Santa Cruz and Ishinca Valleys

Previous Post: Walking The Inca Trail To Machu Picchu One evening I was in Cuzco unpacking my Machu Picchu stuff and getting ready for the flight to Lima the next morning; twenty-four hours later I was at Olaza’s Bed and … Continue reading

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Getting Real High In the Peruvian Andes

We got to the 5000 meter (19,000′ +) plateau at about 3:00 on a sunny afternoon- with lots of time to get the tents up, have some supper, inhale the incredible scene, and crawl into our sleeping bags before 6:30. … Continue reading

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