Ryan tell us about the “places I still want to see in Peru,” which include the jungle at Parque Nacional del Manu and the floating islands on Lake Titicaca.
[P]astoruri Glacier is located a few hours from Huaraz, in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca. Those who have been following me since my ’round the world trip know I’ve got a fascination with creeping up to higher and higher elevations. I can still remember when I thought hiking the Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand, which hits 1,800 […]
[I] arrived in Huaraz (elev: 3,100 meters), at the foot of Peru’s Cordillera Blanca, just as the rainy season was getting underway. I didn’t care. This was the gateway to Peru’s tallest mountains, including Huascaran at 6,768 meters (22,205 feet), and I wasn’t going to miss it on my first visit to the country. After […]