Los Pinos Lodge
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Antoemma stayed here on Jun 24, 2015 during their trip titled: Burritos&Mosquitos .
... vegetation meant collapsing banks were common, though the lower banks were supported by stone retaining walls. The mountainous backdrop, complete with the occasional glacier, added to the general wild yet highly human-influenced environment. As we climbed higher and higher, breathing became more laboured and dizziness became more common, both normal responses to the altitude, necessitating a slowing of pace. The final ascent to the summit was something of an anti-climax compared ...
... most of the climb was manageable, if slow. A real treat along the way was seeing an iridescent green hummingbird busying itself amongst the foliage. On the way we watched the dry, dusty path give way to moister, peaty soil, as we passed the tree line and entered the territory of tundra and alpine flowers. The soil contained much more organic material than we'd seen anywhere else and there were large peat deposits everywhere. We also witnessed several small abandoned ...
I woke up at 4:15, got dressed, and said a quick goodbye to West before heading out to the bus that would start my journey to Huaraz, a Central Peruvian city close to the Cordillera Blanco mountain range and the Huascaran National Park, which features giant snow-capped mountains. I'm going to miss West a lot. I connect with him in a way I've never connected with another person. We inspire each other in a purely artful way and he has turned me into a better writer and given me more ...
... 800m vertical ascent. Despite an ambitious outlook that we would both be immune to altitude sickness, turns out 4750m is pretty high, and it hurts, a lot. We made it nonetheless, and were granted spectacular panoramas of the Taulliraju & Pucajirca glaciers to the north. The photos don't quite do it justice, but are still pretty amazing! Descending as quickly as possible to the prospect of coca tea to ease the headaches, we soon reached camp on the valley floor at ...