Huascarán (6768m)

For almost 2 months have I been in Huaraz now, looking at the beast @ my doortstep. From my breakfast spot on the hostal balcony I watch it every morning burst through the clouds: Huascarán (6768m)! – the countries highest peak – so huge that it creates its own climate! Climbing Huascarán has been top [...]

July 31, 2009  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Peru  No Comments

Huaraz – I arrived in paradise!

After a good 16 countries and almost 19 months of continuous travelling I finally arrived at my first (real/dream) destination: Huaraz (3100m – 112.000 inhabitants) The view onto the incredible surrounding from the “Plaza de Armas”, the beautiful side of the city… … and the other side… Located in the heart of the Cordillera Blanca [...]

June 14, 2009  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Peru  One Comment