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Nevado Churup

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Nevado Churup is a 5,493 m peak in Cordillera Blanca and it towers over one of the most beautiful lake in the Andes - Laguna Churup, a dark lake with an emerald green rim.

On the Way to Laguna Churup

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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The trail to Laguna Churup starts from a little hamlet called Pitec and is well-trodden. It takes about an hour from this point to reach the lake passing ravine, giant boulders on the way.

Another View of Laguna Shallap

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Devastating earthquake in the last century has made it mandatory to have preventive measures in place to prevent flash flood from all the glacier-fed lakes of the cordillera.

The Fast-flowing Rio Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Rio Huantsan receives so much water from the huge glacier of Nevado Huantsan that about one kilometer further down the valley it truely becomes a roaring river gushing out between the towering mountains.

Laguna Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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This photo doesn't do justice to the majestic view of  Nevado Hauntsan (6,395m) as the day became overcast by the time I reached the bank of the deep blue Laguna Rajucolta (4,250m) late in the afternoon.

Midway between Quebrada Shallap & Quebrada Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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To get to Quebrada Rajucolta south of Shallap I took the short cut over this rather steep tussocky slope where<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/midway-between-quebrada-shallap-quebrada-rajucolta-peru">...(more)</a>

Nevado Huantsan of Quebrada Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Nevado Huantsan (6,395m) is one of the higest mountain in the Cordillera Blanca range of the Andes and its southwestern face is one of the most imposing I have ever seen.

View of Laguna Shallap

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Here is the small laguna Shallap which could often be visited on a long day trip from Huaraz. 

The Granite Walls of Quebrada Shallap

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Bits of granite crumble off the walls of the quebrada leaving a trail of large boulders along the valley floor.

First View of Nevado San Juan

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Quebrada Shallap lies just south of the granite wall of quebrada Quilcayhuanca with Nevado San Juan (5,843m) straddling high above overlooking a small circular laguna at the head of this valley. 

Laguna Cuchillacocha

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Surrounded by jagged mountain peaks and fed by the beautiful glacier of Pucaranra (6,156m), Laguna Cuchillacocha at 4,650m a.s.l. makes for <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/laguna-cuchillacocha-peru">...(more)</a>

Laguna Tullpacocha

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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At the head of the valley (quebrada Quilcayhuanca) lies two beautiful glacier lakes, the lower one at the foot of the calving glacier of Tallp<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/laguna-tullpacocha-peru">...(more)</a>

Recuay high view Ancash Peru

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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Chankillo fortified temple - atrium pillar temple

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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Chankillo was built as a fortified temple complex over 2,300 years ago in the coastal desert of Peru, near th<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chankillo-templo-fortificado-templo-de-los-pilares-atrio">...(more)</a>

Chankillo fortified temple second wall

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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Chankillo was built as a fortified temple complex over 2,300 years ago in the coastal desert of Peru, near<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chankillo-templo-fortificado-segunda-muralla-vista-superior">...(more)</a>

Chankillo fortified temple south tower

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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Chankillo was built as a fortified temple complex over 2,300 years ago in the coastal desert of Peru, near the Casma-Sechín r<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chankillo-templo-fortificado-torreon-sur">...(more)</a>

Chankillo 13 towers dawn observatory

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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Chankillo was built as a fortified temple complex over 2,300 years ago in the coastal desert of Peru, near the Casm<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chankillo-trece-torres-observatorio-salida-del-sol">...(more)</a>

Chankillo administrative area - square

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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Chankillo was built as a fortified temple complex over 2,300 years ago in the coastal desert of Peru, near the Casma-Sechín rive<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chankillo-sector-administrativo-plaza">...(more)</a>

Chankillo fortified temple second wall

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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Chankillo was built as a fortified temple complex over 2,300 years ago in the coastal desert of Peru, near the <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chankillo-templo-fortificado-segunda-muralla-portada-8">...(more)</a>

Chankillo administrative building

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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Chankillo was built as a fortified temple complex over 2,300 years ago in the coastal desert of Peru, near the Casma-Sechín<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chankillo-edificio-administrativo-interior">...(more)</a>