Pozo del Cielo
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... and the cold.
But once the sun started rising the beautiful views made up for the lack of sleep. We were descending into a valley, and after an other half hour we stopped somewhere just outside of Chivay for our breakfast. It was simple, bread and butter and jam, but it was the hot tea that did the trick. My frozen bones slowly started warming up. It didn't help that I had only been wearing a light jacket and sandals on the bus, ...
... metres at our eye level - amazing!!
It didn't take long to get down to Cabanaconde, a nice village from where one of the main tracks into the Canyon starts, or ends depending which way you walk. We had donkeys taking our overnight bags for us, so once we had separated out what we wanted to carry with us, we started the 30 minute ...
... sleekest looking of the three and can run at speeds up to 60kph to try outrun pumas. Llamas are the tallest of the three with long straight ears and a long snouted face. The alpaca has more of a squashed face and smaller ears. As the animals can get mixed up on the mountains, the owners will sometimes put markings on them - the most unusual being putting wool through their ears.
... path. We had a few cuts, scaper, splinters & ripped clothes but we were fine. Zoe also donated her sunglasses to the Canyon as they camp out of her pocket on one ticky bit and disappeared. It was the most tricky/scary section of walking we have done.
A further 3hrs of steep uphill got is to the top of the canyon and we were greeted by spectacular views across the canyon. At one point we could see both ...
... other ideas he had become very attached to us and tried to get in our tiny tent on numerous occasions when we stopped him coming in he spent most of the night pretty much sleeping on the side of the tent, trying to get in and whimpering because he couldn't come in. We slept well enough but had to move him every so often. He is only about 1 years old and incredibly playful, he happily comes past and licks you or gives you a playful bite to get your ...