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... range, Cordillera Blanca.
After heading down the Panamerican we turned off to pick up the 3/12. Following the GPS (a bit risky) we headed down dirt and gravel road for about 40 miles following a valley with a river. The GPS then started showing the road on the other side of the river.
... was the thermal 'baths'. Promised a pool of hot water after a short 15minute walk we duly traipsed up to the caves. We understood that things might not be as they seem as soon as we had paid to go in. Contrary to all other thermal experiences everyone was still fully clothed and sitting outside a selection of doors. Behind each door we would learn was a cave. Each cave has a different temperature and only one group of people can go in at ...
... even when I "upgraded" to the nicer bus where you can recline more. We are used to a bus being a bus pretty much, but in South America, you can take anything from a falling apart chicken bus to a deluxe bus where the seats recline back almost 180 degrees. The nicer busses also have an attendant who brings snacks. Go figure. So after a fairly nice bus ride I got there OK.
I had a reservation in ...
... us, it was only Laguna 68 with it's green, crystal clear water...
The track continued on a flat plain until there was seemingly nowhere else to go, like before. And as before, the answer was simple, it was more switch backs although this time it was a particularly steep section. We were walking up at a snails pace, resting in every corner. It was a hard slog even if it was only 200m vertical, but we all made it up and caught our breath again.
We seemed to ...
... and thankfully we all got on really well from the start. That night before going to bed Robin brought Chris a drink made from local plants that would settle his stomach. After a very cold night (a few degrees below zero) we woke to find out that everyone's tents has busted zips and their sleeping bags were not that great. One thing we are finding in Peru is that they will say anything to get you to book. We came up with a saying for the trip for when ever we came across another ...
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