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May 26th 2014
We woke to frost on tents; Jacob had slept like a rock, I shivered a little between sleeps. We were greeted at our tent door at 6:00 with hot coca tea, which helped. The clouds had rolled in over night, masking some of the views, but bringing snow for our achievement of the summit. Since Jacob had not been home for winter, he loved his chance to feel snow on his cheeks. It took us an hour to reac ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Salkantay Trail

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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