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The Plain of Soraypampa
Peru

We were all drenched by the sudden torrential downpour that came late in the afternoon the day before and was hoping the worse was over with us  but in the morning the sky was still as overcast but fortunately it didn't rain any more.

Soraypampa is the small plain below this scree where we spent the night camping.

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Uploaded: 27/03/2013
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Tags: soraypampa; salkantay; cusco; machu picchu; andes; peru
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