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Corongo

Corongo is a place where very few people go, and everyone wants to leave. The road through Corongo goes nowhere else, and curves back to the main mountain highway after three hours of slow driving. 283 more words

South America

Paso Agua Negra

I have stayed one week in La Serena. Desperatly needed rest after kilometres and kilometres of desert. In my mind I was already flirting with vacations at the end of March thou it was not even the end of Januray. 1,118 more words

Everyday Happenings

Base camp Ollantaytambo in Peruvian Andes

Most travellers and tourists stop by Ollantaytambo when heading to see one of the world’s seven wonders, Machu Picchu in the Andes mountains in Peru. Ollantaytambo is a little and last Peruvian village where most visitors get on a train to Machu Picchu, some 40 km further in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in the Peruvian Andes. 834 more words

Destinations

Korkeanpaikanleirillä Perun Andeilla

Päässä tykyttää, huippaa, haukon happea, syke kohoaa ja hengästyn pienestäkin liikkumisesta. Raskaana viimeisilläni?  No en sentään, vaan korkeanpaikanleirillä vuoristossa Perun Andeilla. Vuoristotauti on täällä yleinen oloa vaikeuttava asia, jonka oireet pitää ottaa vakavasti. 1,003 more words

Destinations

Cerro Marmolejo, the southernmost 20,000+ft in the world

I’m officially now a 2 time 20,000 foot mountain climber!!! On Saturday January 28th at 3:45pm, I summited the mountain Cerro Marmolejo, the southernmost 20,000+ footer in the world, and more importantly, a mountain I never imagined would be on my list of checks. 3,970 more words

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