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The Plain above Soraypampa

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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With the snowy peak of Tucarhuay (5,910m) to my left the small plain lying above Soraypampa on the way to Salkantay Pass (4,600m) is rather too boggy for camping.

The Plain of Soraypampa

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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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 w<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-plain-of-soraypampa-peru">...(more)</a>

Mollepata Valley

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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On the classic Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, the first day starts from the sleepy village of Mollepata along a winding dirt road and plenty of<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/mollepata-valley-peru">...(more)</a>

Cloudy Dawn Over Plaza de Armas, Cusco

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The town was preparing for the festival of Inti Rami and the fountain holding the statue of the Inca Emperor Atahuallpa had<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/cloudy-dawn-over-plaza-de-armas-cusco-peru">...(more)</a>

The Mountain Amphitheater of Ausangate

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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I thought I would take this one last chance to see whether I could have a better view of the surrounding mountains when I <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-mountain-amphitheater-of-ausangate-peru">...(more)</a>

Dawn Over Plaza de Armas, Cusco

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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I was warned that it was unsafe to venture out so early in the morning by the staff at the hotel I was staying but it turned out t<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/dawn-over-plaza-de-armas-cusco-peru">...(more)</a>

The family park - Jimbe Peru

Published over 1 year ago by Edmundo Paz Torres

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The Family Park was enabled on the grounds of the past football field (earth field). It was built by Gambini on 90th. The trees have grown <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-family-park-jimbe-peru">...(more)</a>

Gully Behind Western Face of Ausangate

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Immediately after Arapa Pass the trail becomes very sandy and skirts around the western edge of Ausangate. A huge verdant gully opens up below the trail contrasts sharply with the semi-arid sandy slope above.

The Very Rugged Landscape of Ausangate

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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A short side trip to this small bluff above the gully allows me an opportunity to have a commanding view of the highly rugged landscape further and beyond the confines of the valley.

Rain Coming My Way Enroute to Pacchanta

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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There are two more lakes further down along the way to Pacchanta. I did this side trip to take a better look at this larg<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/rain-coming-my-way-enroute-to-pacchanta-peru">...(more)</a>

Gathering Storm Enroute to Qampa Pampa

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The plain below this bluff is seriously boggy and one should tread with care. The clouds had by now all came together as one great blanket and soon another snow storm would follow.

The Glory of the Southwestern Face of Ausangate in its entirety

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Taken a good few hundred meters from the actual Apachata Pass I managed to squeezed in the entire<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-glory-of-the-southwestern-face-of-ausangate-in-its-entirety-peru">...(more)</a>

First Glimpse of Nevado Sorimana

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Skirting along the sandy slope of the western face of Ausangate after Paso Arapa, one finally reaches the first tarn of many along the way with the view of the towering Nevado Sorimana in the distance.

Tarns and Lagunas below Nevado Sorimana

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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With the snow storm subsiding the twin lakes of Pumacocha and the lagunas and tarns at the foot of Nevado Sorimana could be seen clearly. A large herd of llamas and alpacas had just left this spot by the time I arrived.

The Sacred Laguna of Minaparayoc

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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On the way to the village of Pacchanta one could not but be gobsmacked by the sight of three beautiful lakes lying at the foot o<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-sacred-laguna-of-minaparayoc-peru">...(more)</a>

View of Callangate on the way to Pacchanta

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Just before the small settlement in Pacchanta, I took another shot of the mounatins before they were all smothered by the thickening clouds later on.

First Glimpse of Laguna Comaococha

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Despite the cloudy weather the twin lakes of Comacocha (or Qomacocha) still shone with a dazzling turquoise colour at the foot of the 5,950m high Pacchanta, a minor peak of the Massif Callangate.

On the Way to Arapa Pass

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Just another view of the massif Ausangate on the way to Arapa Pass. 

Alfonso Ugarte Street and Olaya passage - Jimbe

Published over 1 year ago by Edmundo Paz Torres

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From here you can make out the streets of the municipal market. The passage Olaya (of Zapata Espinoza), Independenc<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/alfonso-ugarte-street-and-olaya-passage-jimbe-peru">...(more)</a>

Rio Upis of Ausangate

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Rio Upis follows a northwestern course from here and with a open hot bath nearby camping along the banks of this river is very popular with hikers.