Travel Blogs from Huaraz
... away. So after a lovely breakfast of fruit salad we went to check in. It was nice but as we found out that night really noisy. After showers we went to the market for lunch. They have the menu, soup and main for 5 soles but as usual Vicki and I can't get passed the soup. It's really filling. Then we went down stairs to get some veggies for dinner. I hate walking through the meat section, cow heads, feet, other heads all hanging and this time bags of guinea pigs playing on the floor. ...
... so the girls had a bit of a sleep in and the two of us went for breakfast and were surprised to be served a large pancake. As we were finishing breakfast the tour operator for the hostel approached us to see if we wanted to do the Santa Cruz trek, and after promising that it never dropped below 3 degrees, the guide spoke English and the gear was the best in Peru and the group would be no more than 12, we decided to book. Thankfully we only paid 290 soles each (around $150 for ...
... a bit rough around the edges, but ruggedly beautiful. The city buzzes with the sounds of pecking car horns, fighting dogs, and World Cup coverage and Peruvian tunes spilling out of radios and TVs onto the streets. And the city is surrounded by 6000+ meter snow-capped mountains.
The past 2.5 weeks have been a blur of mountains, rocks, and frigid nights. I arrived in Huaraz with my first travel buddy of my trip--Josh from Sharon, ...
... Katrin was with me some minutes trying to helping me feel better with some tea that actually i apreciated so much. I ate a few of soup and then just felt slept.
Day 4: This was one of my favorite days. The last camping was amazing. This time no more glaciars around but the river was incredible. Everyone slept incredible that night or at least so much better of the nights before. Weather was quiet good and no more high altitute. I felt so much better when i woke up and just ...
... of crevasses so too dangerous for both us and it. The guide mentioned that the National Park are painting there glaciers white to help reflect light and preserve them whereas in Bolivia they cover them with white plastic – definitely sounded a like an April Fool!
The long ride back was broken up by a quick stop at some rock art and then at 3.30 back at the restaurant for lunch! Had brought mine & already consumed it, so went for a wander down ...
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