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Laguna and Glacier  
   

Laguna and Glacier

Our first sight of the glacier. We thought there had been an avalanche but its just dust from the strong wind and steep cliffs.
Ice Climbing

July 26th 2012
“No, I need to take the ice axe, what if we come across a Yeti!?” says James to Marco (our trusty Peruvian guide) after Marco has indicated that he doesn’t need the ice axe for the 5 minute walk around the back of the glacier to install our ice climbing top rope. Marco shrugs and starts walking, probably thinking to himself that this is another strange gringo with strange habits…James bou ... read more
South America » Peru » Ancash » Cordillera Blanca

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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