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... of the day was going to be serious and yeah it was!
Since the begining of the hiking we were hiking up, more time walking more time hiking up. I swear i thought many times that i was not going to end the trek. Especially getting close to Punta Union (4750 msnm) the highest point of this trek. Holly **** it was so hard for me! My head was hurting and the last hour my legs couldnt work normal. I was hiking almost 5 hours and just at last part it become very painful. I joined to one ...
... to push each other off the mountain. Before we could pretend to be mountain climbers we were advised to go on an acclimatisation trek because the Andes are quite high and we would be above 4000m for the best part of 8 days. Fortunately for us the canny trekking agency already had something lined up for the next day and we merrily signed up.
This acclimatisation trek turned out to be to a place called Laguna 69. A stunning lake at 4600m in ...
... Ben the mountain goat doesn't seem nearly as affected and skips up with Marco to the top. The decent reminds me of some fun times sliding down mountains with Dad only this feels harder with the weight of the bag pulling you off course but we get down to a river in the valley after a time. Lunch in the sun and a beautiful walk along a river bank until we make camp again two minutes before rain that doesn't stop until the morning. ...
Had decided to do my own tour today and had invited the
other gringa in the hostel along as a favour – she doesn’t have good Spanish
and is too nervous to go it alone. She let me down badly but was happy to head
off on my own as she would have been a hindrance.
The sky was for once clear and there were beautiful views of
Huascaran and surrounding peaks while I breakfasted so headed up further north
first – unfortunately couldn’t get a good ...
... 163;1 for a taxi. Our hostel was a 15 minute ride down a main road out of town, how hard could it be. As we jumped into the '#1' collectivo we had caught into town earlier, we relaxed as much as we could as 25 of us squeezed into a 16 seater, time to get personal with strangers. Many of the Peruvians can stand up straight in the minibus but sadly we can't and spent most of the journey bent double. As we joined the main road we ...