Complejo Turistico Eccame
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... land, producing fresh fruits, corn, flowers, and allowing their pigs, donkeys, and cows to roam amungst the crop lines.
After 24 hours of acclimation, we set out on an adventure into the Parque National Huascaran under the leadership of a local mountaineering guide, Mitchell. Dressed in Lululemon and baseball caps, we were a far cry from Mitchell's typical clients that travel to region to ice climb a glacier or trek for five days. ...
... The largest is three floors high and had ventilation ducts (to keep the bodies dry). Wilkahuain means 'grandson's house' in Quechua the local language; odd for a grandson to store dead bodies! A short 1 km walk over the nearby hill was Ichikwillcawain (or Ichik Wilkawain) with smaller chullpas and two residential structures. The route back (read shortcut) went between farmer's fields, along irrigation channels, and past pigs, cows and threatening ...
... the idea of going to 5,200m above sea level seemed like too good an opportunity to miss.
After an hour's drive on the road on to the way to the trek starting point we stopped to see the Puya Raymondi - a plant that only grows in the highest parts of Peru. It flowers once in its life and grows to around 10m - pretty spectacular!
A further hour's drive along windy mountain roads took us to the trek’s starting point (5,000m ...
... thing-that-made-it-through-the -disaster-was-the-Jesus-staute stories, but I wasn’t there, so I’ll go along with it.
Additionally, I tried to go on a tour to see Laguna 69 (lake 69, get your dirty minds out of the gutter), but the tour company was **** and cancelled the tour the morning of the trip. Boo! The hostel people were really nice and scrambled to try to find me an ...
... 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 ...