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The Andean Shangri-La of Jancapampa
Peru

The small hamlet nestled below the hanging glaciers of the towering peaks of Pucahirca (5,810m), Rinrihirca (5,810m) and Taulliraju (5,830m) above a precipice of dark granite wall at the head of the valley where several waterfalls tumble down into quebrada Jancopampa below is in my opinion the ultimate get-away from civilization. I was greeted by extremely friendly locals along the way passing herds of cattle, sheeps, alpacas and horses. Meandering along the valley floor is a milky-blue stream that hums and sings as one follows its course.

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Uploaded: 08/05/2013
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Tags: alpamayo; jancapampa; pishgopampa; pucahirca; taulliraju; rinrihirca; cordillera blanca; andes; ancash; peru
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