All posts tagged: huaraz

Huaraz:  Cordillera Blanca… Unbelievable Views (& a Peruvian Dog)

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    We have spent the last couple of days in Huaraz, which is the center of the universe for the Cordillera Blanca mountain range in Peru.  This place is unbelievable, and honestly could be as spectacular as Torres del Paine national park in Chile.  It does not have the tourist infrastructure that the national park does, however the views are simply spectacular.  This is a trekking center, having treks from 5-30 days leaving from […]

Ica, Chincha Alta, and first days in Huaraz

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  Well, it has been a good long while since my last post, and alot has happened since. After driving to Nasca and staying a night, we had gooten used to sea level again. Driving to Ica, we got to see some of the Nasca Lines. While you are driving the Panamerican north, you can stop at two watchtowers, and you pay two soles. We decided not to do the airplane tour, because we watched […]