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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Days 3 & 4, 10/1 & 2/15

Day #3 Camp #2 was on a gravel bar below the confluence with the Rio Yanomayo, which entered from the west. At this point, K. 40 of the trip,  we were still close to the peaks of the Cordillera Blanca. We … Continue reading

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Peru – Huaraz and the Cordillera Blanca, Part 3

We left Huaraz with our trekking guide, Felipe Chauca Torre, and drove downstream along the Rio Santa to the town of Yungay, where we turned east and began our ascent into the mountains. After a considerable climb, we entered the park. … Continue reading

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Peru – The Rio Marañon … and more

INTRODUCTION The River What sane elderly couple (she, aged 64, and he, aged 75)  chooses to participate in a 400 mile, 28-day, descent of a whitewater river in Peru – a river that includes Class 5 rapids, Class 5 biting flies … Continue reading

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