Arawi Pastoruri Hotel
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... soles) and which used the same operator. So later in the vening I ventured out with Alex, who we'd met on the bus and booked the trip for the next day.
It was an early start the next day, jumping on the bus at 6am to head out to Laguna 69. Waiting for the last stragglers, people from Alpez made up about 75% of the bus, we then set off across town for a couple more pickups which included picking up Scott and Jenna. Max and I had bought food for the trip and it ...
... after months and months it's just an old worry. 'You still in there old mate? We've been over this a thousand times'. It's just a worry that I'm now comfortable with. Or trying to be comfortable with. When once it caused me so much pain, now it just IS. Coming to terms with reality I guess. And while it was a hard trek made harder by this reason, I guess it's good to have the time to just think over it all. Hope you're having fun reading between the lines here ...
... br> guide. We travelled for about an hour following the Corderilla Blanca with its
spectacular snow covered mountain peaks to a small village called Charaz. We
had no idea how long we were going to be here so we hung around the main plaza
watching when the others reboarded the bus. We then drove up over a mountain
pass to the highlight of the day which was Lagunas Llanganuco, a beautiful
alpine lake which is a bright turquoise colour and ...
... and were actually further away from the trail than we had been at the bus station. At least, we told ourselves, we were at a higher altitude than Huaráz. That made the complete shambles of a day a useful exercise after all - now we knew we wouldn't suffer from altitude sickness when we took on the proper trek tomorrow. Or so we thought until we saw the sign that indicated we were in fact lower than Huaraz.
It was all worth it though for the taxi ride back. ...
... was really fragrant and had a good kick to it. They even sold some very nice local craft beer, Sierra Andina.
Afterwards we went to a bar, Extreme, owned by the hostel owner where Andy and Carlee were staying in hope of some further information on possible walks. We agreed to go on a glacier hike together on Saturday, to Laguna Llaca at 4,500m. Since we were getting up early for our walk tomorrow, we left them to sort out the taxi/ride for the four of us.