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Sun Setting over Mt Taulliraju

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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My legs felt like jelly by the time I reached this ridge but the night was fast approaching and still the elusive mountain pass of Tupatupa wasn't showing up yet.

The Western Face of Taulliraju

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Having bagged one pass too early on during the day, my legs were yearning for another challenge as they were getting bored with do<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-western-face-of-taulliraju-peru">...(more)</a>

Laguna Huecrococha

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Laguna Huecrococha at 3,950m a.s.l is a large lake by Andean standard here. Relatively secluded with a milder weather it is the site of an active trout farming business here.

The Long Descent towards Laguna Huecrococha

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Not a single soul in sight I strolled leisurely down the valley amidst lush vegetations and soon found myself straying away from the main trail to reach this outcrop with a glimpse of the distant glaciated Mt Taulliraju.

The Grazing Field below Mt Pucaraju

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The plain below rolls out gently as a green grazing field on the other side of Mt. Pucaraju. There is no clear trail here and one just heads out the valley naturally.

Descending Alto Paso Pucaraju

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The descent is first via a rocky path before it peters out into the green slope half-way down the eastern face of Pucaraju where th<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/descending-alto-paso-pucaraju-peru">...(more)</a>

Cordillera Blanca from Paso Pucaraju

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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A well-formed rocky path zig-zags its way up the steep slope of black Mt Pucaraju to this mountain pass at 4,640 m a.s.l. with a commanding view of the surrounding glaciated peaks of cordillera Blanca.

Sunrise over Mt Pucaraju

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The night passed uneventfully at the campsite in quebrada Tuctubamba by the foot of Mt Taulliraju.The following morning with hardly a cl<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sunrise-over-mt-pucaraju-peru">...(more)</a>

Clouds over Punta Union, the High Mountain Pass of Santa Cruz Trek

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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I sighed a relief as I climbed up to this same rock again as I did in 2009 to take another pano<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/clouds-over-punta-union-the-high-mountain-pass-of-santa-cruz-trek-peru">...(more)</a>

The Open Plain below Mt Taulliraju

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Shrouded in clouds the magnificent Taulliraju (5,830m) refused to show its face again on my second visit to this place. The tr<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-open-plain-below-mt-taulliraju-peru">...(more)</a>

the americas park of lima

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Santa Maria queen church of Lima

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Ovalo Gutierrez of Lima

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The Founder´s Mansion Arequipa

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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 The history of the mansion dates back to the beginning of the Spanish occupation of Peru when the founder of the city of Arequipa, Don M<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/mansion-del-fundador-fachada">...(more)</a>

Santa Catalina Monastery Orange Square

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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Santa Catalina was built in Arequipa, the city that was founded in 1540 in a place specially chosen for its natural beauty and <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/santa-catalina-monastery-orange-square">...(more)</a>

Quebrada Santa Crua in Ruins

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The once green valley now lies lifeless filled only with silt. Loosing precious green pasture to roam on, no wonder the cattle have all migrated to lower land.

The Landslide between Mt Paria and Mt Artesonraju

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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As I climbed up the trail edging closer to the crossroad to Alpamayo (5,947m) it became evident that the cause of the<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-landslide-between-paria-and-artesonraju-peru">...(more)</a>

Santa Catalina Monastery

Published about 1 year ago by John Sanchez

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Santa Catalina was built in Arequipa, the city that was founded in 1540 in a place specially chosen for its natural beauty and good climate, <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/santa-catalina-monastery">...(more)</a>

Quenua Trees Clinging on to life.

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Once past Laguna Jatuncocha I was greeted by what seemed to me a carnage site.Only now at the time of writing that I realized an<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/quenua-trees-clinging-on-to-life-peru">...(more)</a>

First View of Laguna Jatuncocha

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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I camped alongside the much shrinken lake of Ichiccocha amidst fear of an impending storm.The following morning the sun took the centre stage without a single cloud in sight but that soon changed as I neared Jatuncocha.