Monthly Archives: December 2011

Northern Peru and in to Ecuador.

We visited several beach towns as we headed north in Peru.  They were delightful, but thanks to the Humboldt Current, the water was too cold for swimming in many of them.  Finally, we got “around the corner” to Mancora and … Continue reading

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Callejon de Huaylas

Callejon de Huaylas is a valley that runs between two mountain ranges, the Cordillera Blanca and the Cordillera Negra.  This part of Peru is known for its fantastic trekking and mountain climbing.  Not that we were planning to do much … Continue reading

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Headed for the coast

Here are images to go along with the earlier post of Choosing a Route. We left the Sacred Valley for Abancay, where we planned to stay in the mountains for another few days. After our change of plans to avoid … Continue reading

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