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To the Top Please

PERU | Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | Views [581] | Comments [2]

We left Amantani this morning and went to Taquille Island.  It is also a small island out on Lake Titicaca. No electricity, but oh so beautiful!!!  There are no roads, vehicles or dogs.  The men wear tightly woven hats and walk around knitting them themselves.... Read more >

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Lares Trek Day Three -- Today is all a Bonus!

PERU | Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | Views [1178]

Day 3 was all bonus!  The original plan was to hike to Ipsayqocha, campsite for night 2, to Patakancha, where the bus would pick us up and take us to Ollantaytambo.  Since we did the entire 3 day trek in 2 days, today was all a bonus!  I had my wonderful ... Read more >

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Lares Trek Day Two -- Are My Toes Supposed to be Touching My Shins

PERU | Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | Views [961]

Day Two started out great.   Freddy and I had been discussing going all the way to the end of the trail rather than stopping at the planned camp site for night 2.  I said, let´s see how I feel after going over Ipsayqocha Pass, which is almost 4500 meters.... Read more >

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Lares Trek Day One -- Be Flexible

PERU | Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | Views [1530]

The day started promptly at 06:00 when Freddy, my guide for the next four days picked me up.  We drove to Calca and had about 1/2 an hour in the market.  Freddy went and ate breakfast.  I got presents for the children we´d see on the trail and cocoa ... Read more >

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Full Day

CHILE | Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Views [495] | Comments [1]

The last day we did a full day around the park.  Or at least some of our group did.  We had a couple go horseback riding.  A couple took messages.  And a couple just stayed at camp.  So, 4 of us went on the full day.  We drove in a van to Lake Azul and ... Read more >

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Hiking the W -- Day Four

CHILE | Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Views [856]

Today was an early day.  I needed more sleep or so i thought.  We had breakfast and headed out at 08:00 promptly.  The hike today was going to be tough.  30 min  of easy walk to the start of the trail.  then 2 hours uphill.  Then 45 min. downhill or ... Read more >

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Hiking the W -- Day Three

CHILE | Thursday, 18 Jan 2007 | Views [1123] | Comments [1]

Breakfast was at 09:00.  It was good.  Same as everywhere else.  Toast, scrambled eggs, ham, cheese.  Maicha and I left at 09:30 to go to the glacier and do some ice hiking!!  The trail today was 11 km.  Average time is 4 hours and the map said 3.5 hours.... Read more >

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Hiking the W -- Day Two

CHILE | Wednesday, 17 Jan 2007 | Views [795]

Day two we woke to clear skies and a phenomanal view from the dinning area of the refugio.  We could see the Paine Horns or Cuernos Paine.  They were spectacular.  We had the longest day of hiking mileage wise this day.  24 km, but some of the most amazing ... Read more >

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Hiking the W -- Day One

CHILE | Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | Views [894]

Yesterday I was picked up at my hotel and taken to Puerto Natales.  There I met our guide, Basillo, and two other members of our group.  The four of us had a tasty lunch in Puerto Natales and then headed to the park and Eco Camp.  Basillo said there ... Read more >

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