Altiplano Adventures


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Published: September 26th 2010
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This week I went on my first excursion with SIT. On Tuesday we drove up to Putre, a town in the altiplano (high plains) of the Andes. Putre is at 3,500 meters (11,400 ft) above sea level, meaning that there is little oxygen and a high risk of altitude sickness. On our climb up into the Andes, on narrow roads bordered by cliffs or desert gorges, we stopped several times to help our bodies acclimate... Read Full Entry



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Parinocota Volcano
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Pomerape volcano
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The mountain in the distance is in Bolivia
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Lago Chungara
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Iglesia at Parinocota
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Inside the Iglesia at Parinocota
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Door of the Iglesia at Parinocota
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Bell tower at Parinocota
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Termas Jurasic hot spring
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Termas Jurasic mud pools



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