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Climbing Huatapallana

June 2nd 2010
Huatapallana is a snow and ice capped peak that towers over its neighbours reaching an impressive 5,100 metres above sea level. Tim, Malaika, Cally and I decided to hike to one of its glaciers near its summit on the advice from previous and current travellers to Huancayo. Tim, being an adventure and outdoor enthusiast, was extremely excited. Malaika and Cally were dubious but intrepid nonetheless. ... read more
South America » Peru » Junin » Huancayo

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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