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... but fortunately we could see people ahead) and soon the altitude and incline meant only baby steps were possible. But I pushed on, as did others - especially Max who wasn'tfeling well, and Jenna who was feling her ashma and the altitude - and we made it to the top. And what a result it was - Laguna 69 is a beautiful turqois lake with a waterfall in ther background. It is also virtually frezing - espeially at ths time of year. I'd stripped off layers as the hike had taken ...
The tour we were on today was very cheap for a whole day at
only $15 each. We waited nearly an hour for the pickup at the travel agent
office in the centre of town and ended up on a full sized fairly new tour bus
that was already near full so we had seats right up the back. The tour was
completely in Spanish which really didn’t make a lot of difference as we were
visiting places for the scenery and really didn’t need to pay for ...
... us information about some of the walks around the area. We mulled over the options in a bakery over some tasty empanadas and a piece of chocolate cake.
Laguna 69 is maybe the area's most famous day walk and we went looking for a tour company to take us there. Huascaran Travel had good reviews and seemed professional when we spoke to them. They suggested though we should do a shorter acclimatisation walk tomorrow since we had just arrived. We were ...
... 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 ...
... in today's day and age. Our guide also told us that Peru knew the importance of nature so that the tourism had been cut down tremendously. In addition the type of tourism that was most threatening to the glacier had been forbidden so that the glacier was no longer open for winter sports. Instead now it was only sustainable and ecofriendly tourism that was allowed in this nature reserve. Apparently "ecofriendly" and "sustainable" meant though that there was ...
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