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#Travel #500px : Laguna Jahuacocha by alexstrohl by alexstrohl #photography#IFTTT

Early morning on Laguna Jahuacocha in the Cordillera Huayhuash. The small pan on the left is the only sign left from our wild caught trout dinner. 6 more words


Grapes, Profit Margins, and Fever Dreams

In a split second, it’s suddenly week four, and us 44 aspirantes are rushed away from Lima and into the heart of Peru. Splitting into groups, four teams are sent to four different parts of the country. 643 more words


#Travel #500px : Laguna Siula by alexstrohl by alexstrohl #photography#IFTTT

Overlooking Laguna Siula and Grangrajanca from the Paso Siula, five days into the Huayhuash Mountains of Peru. This has been the longest trek I’ve ever done and I faced some logistical challenges. 95 more words


Closest Point to the Sun - Chimborazo 6310m

To the Far East Pacific waters glisten and to the west Amazon rainforest melts into the horizon. All around Ecuadors volcanoes stand tall and proud; Tungurahua bellows to the East, Sangay puffs a plume not far off and for today Cotopaxi rests, just 100km North. 226 more words

Roaming Alpaca

Peru's historical coast: A journey through time

To drive along the coast of Peru is to journey through numerous cultures spanning more than 6,000 years, charting the rise and fall of civilazations. As we travelled north up the coast in February 2016, we visited as many archaeological sites as we could to try and get an understanding of the pre-Columbian history of this fascinating country, as well as taking some time to appreciate the rich coastal sea-life. 2,604 more words