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Plaza de Recuay

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A: Recuay high view Ancash Peru

摄影师John Sanchez, 距离此处880远

Recuay high view Ancash Peru

B: lake recuay Ancash

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lake recuay Ancash

C: Laguna Querococha

摄影师Arroz Marisco, 距离此全景14.9

On the way to Chavín de Huantar, the famous pre-Incan archeological site I called to be dropped off h...

Laguna Querococha

D: The Fast-flowing Rio Rajucolta

摄影师Arroz Marisco, 距离此全景20.5

Rio Huantsan receives so much water from the huge glacier of Nevado Huantsan that about one kilometer...

The Fast-flowing Rio Rajucolta

E: Midway between Quebrada Shallap & Quebrada Rajucolta

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To get to Quebrada Rajucolta south of Shallap I took the short cut over this rather steep tussocky sl...

Midway between Quebrada Shallap & Quebrada Rajucolta

F: Cordillera Blanca from the View Point of Rataquenua

摄影师Arroz Marisco, 距离此全景21.7

A nice half-day hike from the city of Huaraz southward is the view point of Rataquenua where one coul...

Cordillera Blanca from the View Point of Rataquenua

G: Nevado Huantsan of Quebrada Rajucolta

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Nevado Huantsan (6,395m) is one of the higest mountain in the Cordillera Blanca range of the Andes an...

Nevado Huantsan of Quebrada Rajucolta

H: On the Way to Laguna Churup

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The trail to Laguna Churup starts from a little hamlet called Pitec and is well-trodden. It takes abo...

On the Way to Laguna Churup

I: Laguna Rajucolta

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This photo doesn't do justice to the majestic view of  Nevado Hauntsan (6,395m) as the day became ove...

Laguna Rajucolta

J: The Granite Walls of Quebrada Shallap

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

The Granite Walls of Quebrada Shallap

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