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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Colomba Huaraz
Travel Blogs from Huaraz
As the health improved started to try and put the time to at least some use. I have been walking 10-15 ks per day and trying to do some elevation increase as well, up 400 metres in elevation gain on each day. Certainly feeling better for it and it will help prepare me for the Machu Pichu walk in about a week. Between being crook and the walking about 4kilos has departed my frame, not a bad thing!
... trip to Hatun Machay (the Joshua Tree of Peru for climbers) and led my first climb! For those of you who don't climb, this essentially means I set the route with all of our gear and ropes...it is more dangerous, much more fun, and very rewarding. There were 12 of us in all who headed out together - a mix of young Americans and Brits, all invested in the community project that is working to bring more folks into the surrounding mountains, and ensuring that the ...
... out on our day tour. Today we would be seeing Pastoruri Glacier, on the way we would also be seeing the lake of seven colours as well as the famous Puya raimondii. The bus collected us from the hotel as well as a further 14 people along the way. We were a full tour of 16 people. Off we set with with our non English speaking guide. A little disappointing for Kev and I, even though our spanish is improving, an entire tour in spanish is extremely daunting. Luckily for us there were ...
Yesterday, I woke up and ate the free hostel breakfast and then headed out to do a short climatization hike, which prepares a person for the high altitudes (over 16,000ft!) of the Cordillera Blanca mountains that Huaraz is so famous for. Unfortunately, I ran too late and missed the bus. I took this as a sign. I still had some things I needed to do, mainly washing the mold off my hammock which had accumulated sometime after my stay in Iquitos and has rendered it useless. Bleach is ...
... us, looking at us hopefully. Renata told me of her career, how she first worked in a hotel, eventually rising to become the manager. How she then trained as a mountain guide, working for a foreign tour company, taking different courses until finally, just a few years ago, she founded her own trekking company. Renata now accepts clients from all over the globe, the USA, Japan, Singapore. I was her first Scottish client, though, and she insisted on taking my picture as I skipped across ...