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Lake and glacier above Alpamayo basecamp  
   

Lake and glacier above Alpamayo basecamp

The Santa Cruz trek and Huaraz, Peru

July 21st 2014
Even after hiking around many mountains in the world there is a serious ‘wow’ factor when seeing the Cordillera Blanca range surrounding Huaraz. I was fortunate to have this destination on my radar due to a Peruvian friend and her sharing wonderful pictures and reports of her hikes. On my first trip to Peru twelve years ago I didn’t even know this place existed as I was centrally focused on ... read more
South America » Peru » Ancash » Huaraz

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: 1.389s; Tpl: 0.051s; cc: 9; qc: 13; dbt: 0.0078s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.3mb