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... scenary. Thge driver had brought along his wife and small child for the drive as well which made for a couple of funny moments when pulling faces with the kid.
Pulling into Huaraz, the heat hit us and we followed bits fo shade up to our hostel, Alpes Hostel. This is a decenty hostel situated up a small hill - and we really felt it goig up there. Having ben at, or close to, sea level fopr a little while now the altitude change for Huaraz really hits your ...
... I've done. I didn't really sleep the night before. I was sick, sore and got a bit drunk somehow playing pool in a pool hall and eating pizza with Steve. In the morning I broke the zipper off the bag that me and Ali were sharing (the bag that the donkeys carry for us). On the bus I coughed and a chunk of phlegm hit my arm (that's not normal). Then while I was writing the sign in sheet on the bus I dropped two mandarins and they disappeared to the front of the bus, ...
... passages. The size of the temple walls which are
made of huge granite boulders which when the site had been erected over a 1000
years ago they used diamond tools to cut the stone. There were also archaeologists
working on the site and we had the chance to talk to one about what they were
doing which was a buzz. We left the site at dusk but the trip back went fairly
quickly so we were back in Huaraz by 8pm and so decided to indulge at our
favourite café again.
... bumps, Caitlin, green and utterly delirious, turned to me and said, "wherever this bus stops next, I don't care where it is, we're getting off."
Luckily it was the last stop. But yet we were just one third of the way to the trailhead and it was already lunchtime.
We found a shady spot and had a crisis meeting. Cautiously sipping coke, we addressed the main topic of discussion: What the **** do we do now?
Taking a connecting, longer bus ...
... at just under 3,100m and walking quickly on the street or climbing the staircase had you panting like you had just run for 5km. Laguna 69 is at 4,600m so it is not to be taken too lightly as altitude sickness is quite common. We were sold and booked a walk to Wilcacocha for tomorrow for 80 Soles for two of us.
We bought some tuna fruit from an indigenous lady selling them peeled on the street corner. David had never tasted the fruit which ...