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Puya raimondii  
   

Puya raimondii

¨¿Este camina va a [fill in the blank]?¨ ¨No, senor. Estas perdido.¨

October 19th 2006
When I first heard about the Cordillera Blanca - Peru´s trekking and climbing mecca - I envisioned lycra-clad sport climbers and gear-laden gringo backpackers swarming mountain trails...mountains fading with beauty from overuse. After an incredible 8-day Cordillera Blanca circuit trek, I can say I was mostly wrong - but not completely! I wanted a solo journey, and with recent reports of arm ... 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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Tot: 2.377s; Tpl: 0.028s; cc: 14; qc: 60; dbt: 0.0404s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.4mb