Hotel El Tumi
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... I think that’s a sensible plan.
I also checked out my itinerary and it looks like I have plenty of time to spend an day here, so I might as well take in the scenery while I can. This will all be good practice for the Machu Picchu trek too, so it’s good.
Huaraz seems like a nice little town, but there’s not a lot here. Because it’s Sunday there were all kinds of markets on, so I checked those out for most ...
... of me, but at the top I found a big rock and swapped hiking trousers for swimming shorts and jumped in. I lasted maybe 1 minute in the water before jumping out again - the coldness hitting evry limb, organ and nerve ending in my body! We'd been laughing at a few people who had jumped in before and were shouting loudly how cold it was... but now i understood! Getting out, those of us who'd jumped in had a few pictures, quickly dried off, had a bit of food (my English ...
... Cordillera Negra.
It was a 90 minute steep walk up hill and even at a very slow pace, it was leaving everyone panting after just a few steps. With regular stops to catch our breath, everyone made it to the lagoon 600m higher up the mountain at 3,720m. We had a 30 minute break at lagoon which had fantastic views back up into the Cordillera Negra range and across the valley towards snow capped Cordillera Blanca range.
It took another 90 minutes to ...
... including a tough 1-hour of uphill we navigated over the top of a mountain expecting to see the Lake only to find a waterfall in front of us. Maybe the Lake was dry? No. The Lake was over the waterfall. I come close to calling it a day at this point. The “pathway” at the side of the waterfall was, as you would expect, extremely steep with a gradient of 70 degrees or so. We set off up and at times had to swing our selves up and ...
... 8217;t want it he was happy to take us but it would be hard. He is 27 and tiny but very friendly and has been guiding since he was 15. We went with him and bought a huge amount of food. The good news being we were going to be fed well the bad news a lot of weight. The packs we both have are bigger than we have ever carried before. We leave tomorrow at 8am and will be away for 8 days if all goes to ...