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... Santa Cruz which takes us at heights up to 4700 m :). We'll see how that goes and let you know with pics as soon as we can! :)
So for from (almost) the top of the Andes!!
Davidsch and Torben
P.S.: Some fun facts about our time in Ecuador
Kilometers travelled in total: 2.077
Kilometers travelled by bus: 1.408
Hours spent in busses: 31,5
Bananas eaten in total p.P. 34 (estimate)
Pictures per day (incl. selfies): 50 (estimate)
We continued the main theme of hiking in Peru by coming to Huaraz the main point of numerous hikes through the Andes! We didn't have time to do the 5 day Santa Cruz hike so planned two day hikes to Laguna 69 and Paramount. Paramount: This was a special hike run by the hostel we stayed in. It involved a fun 5hour easy hike to Paramount mountain (the mountain used at the beginning of Paramount pictures films!) The scenery was stunning and we really enjoyed the hike. ...
... day. I am looking for a fleece jacket to keep me a bit warmer on these treks, but I am having a problem finding a Peruvian shop that carries anything that will fit me. I’m about twice the size of most Peruvian men, so to find a large or extra large fleece jacket is proving to be very difficult. I guess I’ll just have to layer up and hope for the best. I’m looking forward to getting out into the outdoors tomorrow and seeing some beautiful ...
... but the greatest disaster
was here where it triggered an enormous landslide that buried the whole of the
town and killed at least 20000 people. The whole buried area has been basically
left as is with only the addition of some memorials and a replica of the fašade
of the destroyed town cathedral. We had driven to the lake above the town and
past the mountain where the avalanche had started from. The most visually
moving part is the remains of ...
... fruit salad with yoghurt and granola the two of us went in search of a hostel while Kerrie and Vicki finished their coffee. Eventually we found a place for all of us and everyone was keen for a hot shower and a bit of a relax in the sun on the roof terrace. Today was about getting washing done as we were all running low on clean clothes, it took a while but we found a place after asking a nice local lady. Around lunch time we headed to the market for some very cheap food, soup ...