God gave me a gift on Christmas Eve four nights ago! P. and I had traveled out from Cochabamba with friends in their jeep on the 23rd, first on all those highland roads to and through the city of Oruro, which sits on the Altiplano (the GREAT, HIGH PLAIN of the ANDES of PERU and BOLIVIA, that stretches majestically between the Eastern Cordillera and the Western Cordillera of the Andes Range, and then on to Potosi, an old historic city that lies at 14,000 feet altitude! 450 more words
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I was a human with raw emotions.
I was alive.
I felt existence.
Breathed it all in, Loved it all out.
Diversity is a gift from the earth; where I unravel each layer of the earth in-search for new visions, concepts, languages, cultures, humans, trees, mountains, and life. 123 more words
The issue is that the air pressure at that altitude deadens our taste buds – kind of like having a cold. Also, our perception of salty and sweet drops 30% at high altitudes – so food tastes blander. 33 more words