Hotel Imperial Abancay Apurimac Peru
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... us with a guide - Edgar, who was ace - two porters to lead the horses carrying our main packs, and two chefs (these guys were superb - 3 course meal every mealtime!).
'Training' aka stupidly steep trek up a hill and back to see an amazingly clear blue lake at the base of the mountain. Lunch, then on to the campsite - another 2.5 hour hike away. Altitude at this point is around 4000m, the campsite is at 4,400m. Lee starts suffering with a debilitating ...
... they were never able to successfully climb to the top to honour the mountain God. To this day no one has ever successfully made it to the top. They have either died or turned back.
When we reached the top of the Pass, our guide Joel had each of us honour the Salkantay Mountain God. Before we started the trek, he asked us to pick up a stone we liked along the ...
... which would be performing the ceremony. they serenaded us along the way with the beautiful music of the Andean flute. it was such a wonderful addition to the gorgeous scenery we enjoyed along the way. The hike was obviously, a bit of a climb, but we were all rewarded with the wonderful first sight of the beautiful lake, which was receding a bit due to winter and the end of the rainy season. The lake was basically at the base of Humantay mountain and the glaciers above ...
We arrived at the Lodge just in time for afternoon tea at 4 and after getting settled into our wonderful room, we headed out for more hot mint tea and desserts. I had a bit of a headaches developing, I'm guessing more from my too heavy backpack than the altitude. The Lodge was absolutely beautiful. All of these lodges we will be visiting were built relatively recently by two investors..one Peruvian, the other European. They are mostly used by trekking ...
... as we made our way to Mollepata, our first stop. Along the way, we saw cattle and pigs and lots of harvested corn; the shucks are mixed with salt water and fed to the cattle. The corn is husked and left to dry on the rooftops, where it will eventually be made into a corn drink, or corn beer. Dalmiro explained the the locals never drink water but always have a drink of fermented corn or other seeds to drink. Johan pointed out a bar with a ...