4 Likes

Twin Lakes of Laguna Quesillacocha, Huayhuash, Peru
Peru

The Huayhuash Circuit is one of the most beautiful trek in the world, made famous by the film "Touching the Void". Here the view is taken just about 45 mins away from the Pass of the same name (I think)  towards a series of lakes, where there should be three but only two are really in view here. On the left are Carnicero(5960m), Siulá (6344m), Yerupajá(6635m) and Jirishanca(6094m) respectively. The camp site for the ascent to the summits are on the other side of the mountains.

Copyright: Arroz Marisco
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14000x7000
Hochgeladen: 16/05/2011
Aktualisiert: 11/06/2014
Angesehen:

...


Tags: laguna quesillacocha; huayhuash circuit
  • David over 1 year ago
    this would be a nice place to visit, even though vaccines needed
  • comments powered by Disqus

    Arroz Marisco
    Quesillococha Lake, Another View
    Arroz Marisco
    Quesillacocha pass, Huayhuash, Peru
    Arroz Marisco
    By the Shore of Laguna Siula
    Arroz Marisco
    2nd Lake Of Quesillococha
    Arroz Marisco
    Leaving Laguna Carhuacocha
    Arroz Marisco
    Laguna Carnicero enroute to Huayhuash
    Arroz Marisco
    Arriving at Laguna Carhuacocha
    Arroz Marisco
    Sunset at Laguna Carhaucocha
    Arroz Marisco
    Carhuac Punta Pass, Huayhuash Circuit
    Arroz Marisco
    San Antonio Pass, Huayhuash Circuit
    Arroz Marisco
    Portachuelo de Huayhuash
    Arroz Marisco
    The Precarious Glacier of Punta Cuyoc, Huayhuash, peru
    Magnus Andersen
    Volkonskogo Gora, Peak, Antarctica
    Brian Conroy
    Zion National Park, November 2009
    Arno Dietz
    Dreitorspitze
    Charilaos Kalogirou
    Old bridge at Boidomatis River
    Pascal Moulin
    Panneau de la commune de La Baleine - France
    Giovanni Saini
    Ponte Dell'Olio (PC) Castello di Folignano - Porticato
    Willy Kaemena
    Bremen Bürgerpark Nov 1, 2011
    Kevin Hughes
    Over The Edge, Canyon de Chelly, Arizona
    Rahim hamada-www.deja-view.org
    White desert
    Bernd Kronmueller
    Penrhyn Castle - Autumn colours
    Claudio Muzzetto
    Santa Teresa Gallura, belvedere
    Supasit Srisawathsak
    Kaset Intersection Bangkok Flood 2011
    Arroz Marisco
    The Valley before Sixth Lake
    Arroz Marisco
    Morning at Upper Pisang
    Arroz Marisco
    Intihuatana Rock Jpg
    Arroz Marisco
    By the Foot of Cerro Paine Grande
    Arroz Marisco
    The Hamlet of Phangka
    Arroz Marisco
    The Village of Toktok
    Arroz Marisco
    The Shimmering Laguna Churup
    Arroz Marisco
    Entrance to the Everest - Monjo
    Arroz Marisco
    Moorea at Dawn
    Arroz Marisco
    Thermal Spa at Laguna Polkes
    Arroz Marisco
    Upper Stretch of Agua Azul
    Arroz Marisco
    Panorama of Valle del frances - the Jewl in the Crown
    More About South America

    South America makes up the southern half of the Americas and a large part of Latin America. It's home to the world's longest mountain range, biggest waterfall and largest river -- even these mammoths pale in comparison to the stunning variety of life forms thriving in the rainforest. To the northwest, off the coast of Ecuador, lie the Galapagos Islands, which are unique for hosting species not found anywhere else on earth. These were the subject of study for Charles Darwin in his theory of evolution, which he himself said will require proof in every single case. The main languages in South America are Spanish and Portugese, which basically tells you which European countries colonized the place. The South American wars of independence took place over two decades in the early 19th century, led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose san Martin of Argentina. Following liberation from Portugal and Spain, South America took off into its own development, capitalizing on the rich deposits of oil, gold, copper, silver and tango musicians. Brazil is the largest country in South America and home to one of the world's best parties, Carnaval. Have you heard of samba music? How about bossa nova? Maybe dancing for three days straight? I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.Text by Steve Smith.