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Laguna Cullicocha on a Cloudless Morning

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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I spent a freezing night near the bank of laguna Cullicocha and was greeted by the awesome sight of the lake the following morning hardly with any cloud in the sky.

Iglesia Irca - Archaeologycal site near Cosma - Jimbe Peru

Published over 1 year ago by Edmundo Paz Torres

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Above a conspicuous summit, at 3150 m altitude, lies a 40x40 m building pre-Inca times. From this peak dominate<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/iglesia-irca-archaeologycal-site-near-cosma-jimbe-peru">...(more)</a>

The Second Hurdle - Osoruri Pass (4,860m)

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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After almost a week constantly on the move in the cordillera, the steep climb up to the first pass from the bottom of Quebra<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-second-hurdle-osoruri-pass-4860m-peru">...(more)</a>

First Hurdle - Vientunan Pass at 4,750m

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The following morning I began retracing my steps in 2009 on a hike back to Laguna Cullicocha.Here is the first hurdle - Vientunan Pass at 4,750m looking at the glaciated peak of Miluacocha (5,404m).

Rural road to Huauran - Jimbe Peru

Published over 1 year ago by Edmundo Paz Torres

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The road from Chacana Huaurán is headed, but it is not finished yet. This stretch of penetration even not cross the river (now in 2013). Lack build within two kilometers of road.

Alpamayo Basking in the Sun

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Finally landing on the flats of Quebrada, I just caught the beautiful Alpamayo glowing  under the setting sun.

The Mountain Amphitheater below Paso Gara Gara

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Descending from Paso Gara Gara (4,830m) is such a joy for the eyes are constantly treated to the beautiful glaciat<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-mountain-amphitheater-below-paso-gara-gara-peru">...(more)</a>

Salinas Grandes of Jujuy

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Despite its smaller size, Salinas Grandes in the Jujuy province of Argentina probably sees more visitors and traffics than its colo<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/salinas-grandes-of-jujuy-argentina">...(more)</a>

Below Gara Gara Pass

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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As soon as I set foot upon the tiny Gara Gara Pass, a gale so strong as to blow me off the top desended from out of the blue, without any si<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/below-gara-gara-pass-peru">...(more)</a>

The Valley below Gara Gara Pass (4,830m)

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Gara Gara Pass at 4,830m is the second higest pass on the famed Alpamayo circuit and it lies right ahead above that mini-landslide area.

Chankillo fortified temple first wall

Published over 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-fortified-temple-first-wall">...(more)</a>

Mesapata Pass at 4,460m

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The view from Paso Mesapata (4.460m) is dominated by Mt Pucahirca (6,040m) directlt opposite. Sitting below its many peaks are the two lakes of Safuna but only the lower one could be seen here.

The Lone Family at Huilla

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Huilla is only a village on map but amounts to no more than one simple thatched roof hut that houses an extended family of nine under i<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-lone-family-at-huilla-peru">...(more)</a>

Chankillo fortified temple second wall

Published over 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 riv<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chankillo-fortified-temple-second-wall">...(more)</a>

Yanacon Pass and Beyond

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The final climb on a really sandy and slippery slope nearly sent me hurling back down to the scree below had I not opted to zig-zag my wa<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/yanacon-pass-and-beyond-peru">...(more)</a>

Laguna Sactaycocha Enroute to Paso Yanacon

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Laguna Sactaycocha began to disappear into the shadow as the valley below, quebrada Janajanca was slowly engulfed by darkness.Yanacon Pass, also known as Pucahirca Pass at 4,610m a.s.l. was my last hurdle of the day. 

Sunset over Yanacon Pass

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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With nightfall fast approaching I quickened my pace to get to the village of Huillca.As I looked back the last rays of the setting sun had turned the peaks of Pucahirca bright orange.

The Valley of Laguna Sactaycocha

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The trail peters out eventually just before the valley where Laguna Sactaycocha lies - quebrada Janajanca. The next mountain pas<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-valley-of-laguna-sactaycocha-peru">...(more)</a>

The Grazing Ground below Laguna Sactaycocha

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The trail leaves the beautiful valley of Jancapampa behind by turning north through a lush and shady gorge,climbing steadily along the way to emerge at this grazing ground which lies below Laguna Sactaycocha further up.

The Andean Shangri-La of Jancapampa

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The small hamlet nestled below the hanging glaciers of the towering peaks of Pucahirca (5,810m), Rinrihirca (5,810m) and Taul<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-andean-shangri-la-of-jancapampa-peru">...(more)</a>