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Jr. Simon Bolivar 589, Huaraz, 043, Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Huaraz

Santa Cruz trek - 4 days

A travel blog entry by lizethperu


... getting into my body just breathing peace and thank God of create this wonderful place i was being witness. I spent like an hour there breathing, thinking and of course taking pictures. This totally worth the crazy suffer i was passing the last hour but then thats why people say wonderful things are not easy.

The weather was great. Very sunny and hot so the way after this was going down until the end of the hike. I was so proud of myself of being manage to get there. We were ...


A travel blog entry by ccchrissie


... than the previous permanently cloud shrouded valley had been populated back as far back as 2000bc, from which bits of the ruins of Chavin de Huantar apparently date.

It tipped it down from arrival to departure so raced around the ruins to get inside the multi-story main temple building, much like Wilkhuain except on a grander scale. The major distinguishing features, such as the black and ...

Back to the Mountains

A travel blog entry by -ninavale-


... br> This place didn't impress us much, mostly due to the fact that we already spent nearly two months on the Andes, and perhaps also because it's not the right season for walking in the mountains, since it rains almost every day. In the right season, with no rain and no clouds, and maybe doing one of the many multi-days treks, it must certainly be beautiful. What we will remember, however, is a decidedly unattractive city, with the usual indecent traffic and ...

Up the River Santa to Huaraz

A travel blog entry by jim.coates


... that gets no snow (Cordillera Negra). The earthquake shook loose a huge chunk of rock and ice and snow from Huascarán -- the highest mountain in Perú. The avalanche cascaded down into the valley, destroying two cities almost completely -- Yungay and Ranrahirca. Two years later, I volunteered to work with Church World Service in their earthquake rehabilitation program in the valley. It was centered in Aija, in the Cordillera Negra. As ...

Huaraz and Trujillo

A travel blog entry by kaffstafford

When Alan arrived, he was quickly introduced to everyone and we got a 1pm bus to Trujillo. We arrived at 7:30pm and had a 2 hour wait until the next bus. It was difficult to find a nice restaurant so we had a sandwich for dinner. At the station, we met an English guy travelling on his own called Shaun. When we arrived to huaraz, it was 5am in the ...


This hostel, located on Jr. Simon Bolivar 589, Huaraz, is near Parque Nacional Huascaran, Archaeological Site of Chavin, Plaza de Armas, and Monumento Nacional Wilcahuain Ruin.
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