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The Cascading Rio Santa Cruz

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Running between the dark walls of the gorge is the noisy Rio Santa Cruz which tumbles and cascades between and over the numerous big boulders along the way.I am not far from the popular campsite of Llamacorral ahead.

Cattle roaming in Quebrada Santa Cruz

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Roaming cattle greeted me the moment I reached greener land. I could not remember seeing many of them when I did this trail in 2009 coming down in the opposite direction.

The Many Jagged Peaks and Rock Spires of Quebrada Santa Cruz

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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On my very first day on the famed Alpamayo circuit I inevitably had to retread part of the Santa Cru<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-many-jagged-peaks-and-rock-spires-of-quebrada-santa-cruz-peru">...(more)</a>

Last View of Pucaranra over a Tarn

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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As I was hiking back I came across this small tarn and decided to do this little side trip but the perfection reflections I had seen earlier were all gone as the breeze broke the previously placid surface.

Leaving Quebrada Cojup

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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On the way back the father and daughter decided to join me as they had much troubles with headache from the altitude the previous night. H<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/leaving-quebrada-cojup-peru">...(more)</a>

Desde el techo

Published over 1 year ago by Matthias Kunze

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On the roof top of a high apartment building

Another Cloudless Morning in Quebrada Cojup

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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I spent my last night in the quebrada here joined by a family of three from Germany. You would notice that this particular spot is on the other side of the valley.

The Glacier of Pucaranra

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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After much clambering up another lake fed by the glacier of Pucaranra appears by the foot of Nevado Huapi. At this ponit I knew that I h<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-glacier-of-pucaranra-peru">...(more)</a>

The Green Peat Below Nevado Huapi

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The following morning I gathered correctly where Nevado Haupi is and slogged up a steep scree to reach this amazingly green pla<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-green-peat-below-nevado-huapi-peru">...(more)</a>

The Resplendent Laguna Palcacocha

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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At the end of the valley, sitting right below the massive glacier of Palcaraju (6,274m) is the turquoise lake of Palcacocha. Th<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-resplendent-laguna-palcacocha-peru">...(more)</a>

Sunset over Quebrada Cojup

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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In my frentic attempt to find a way to the mountain pass of Huapi I climbed up the tussock-slope of the southwestern face of Pucaranra<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sunset-over-quebrada-cojup-peru">...(more)</a>

Mega Mercado Huamantanga

Published over 1 year ago by Matthias Kunze

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Mega Mercado Huamantanga en Puente Piedra, Province Lima

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 7

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The broad peaks of  Palcaraju (6,274m) appears like a giant curtain of ice near the end of  quebrada Cojup and its glacier feeds its melt into a beautiful lake which wil soon come into view.

Mercado Mariscal Caceres

Published over 1 year ago by Matthias Kunze

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Mercado Mariscal Caceres is a typical Peruvian market offering goods for everyday live.

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 6

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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I made the drastic and stupid decision to descend back to the valley floor and proceeded along the heavily morrained terrain to end up at this gully which unbeknown to me then is really a cul-de-sac.

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 5

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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A trail climbing up the slope soon peters out and ends at this rock here. Ranrapalca (6,162m) now comes into view almost i<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/on-the-wrong-trail-in-quebrada-cojup-5-peru">...(more)</a>

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 4

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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As I reached the edge of this plateau a series of minor peaks slowly came into full view on my right side above the steep slope and I knew then that Paso Huapi should lie somewhere between those minor peaks up there.

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 3

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The riverbank soon rises to reach this plateau where there is good view of the surrounding mountains including the various<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/on-the-wrong-trail-in-quebrada-cojup-3-peru">...(more)</a>

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 2

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Just another view as I edged deeper into the valley. Right infront are the glaciated peaks of Palcaraju (6,274m) and Pucaranra (6,147m) respectively.

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 1

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The following morning I pursued the wrong trail into the quebrada regardless and the terrain strewn with boulders large an<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/on-the-wrong-trail-in-quebrada-cojup-1-peru">...(more)</a>