Category Archives: Peru-sing

Birthdays!

Little Philip’s 7th birthday AND Vicky’s 26th birthday! Feliz CumpleaƱos amigos!

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Papa Party

Strolled the 20 minutes to Marian from Gary’s house to meet my friends Rodrigo and Andrey for an afternoon bouldering session. Rodrigo lives in a progressive cooperative compound. Essentially, there are always D-I-Y (do it yourself) projects a-happening and the … Continue reading

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The Easter Bunny

Surprise from the Easter Bunny on my pillow! Quality walk with Lobo and Gary this morning. Lobo, the dog, is a good dog. He gets excited to see you when you come home, but all in all he’s pretty chill. … Continue reading

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Sleepy Saturday

Le tired after yesterday’s whirlwind tour of Lago Paron. I hung around the house and read about the climbing routes on the Cordillera’s technical mountains. Then Philip and I headed outside for a bike riding lesson. Kid’s got spunk. Way … Continue reading

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Picnic at Paron

Before the sun rose, we were up and packing lunch (that could feed a group for a week) and gathering clothes (that could protect for all possible weather conditions). Gary and I had made plans to go hiking for the … Continue reading

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Los Olivos (No, Not the Olives…)

Morning starting off right: Lily’s freshly baked German bread. Delicious and seedy, hands down the best bread in Huaraz! Yesterday on my hike down from Llaca I ran into my friend Rodrigo who lives in Marian. He and I and … Continue reading

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Quebrada Llaca

When I stay at the Hostel Pinar, my morning view is the stunning western flank of the middle of the Cordillera Blanca. When I dip my head out the window and peer north, Huascaran is often beaming white and soaking … Continue reading

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Tuesday Meander Through Marian

The legs are still tired from the Ishinca epic. Day 1, Day 2, Day 3. However, walking is good for sore legs. Let’s call the hike today a stretch. Gary, Lobo, and I went on an early afternoon stroll. It … Continue reading

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Monday, In the Park

Lobo, the dog. This is pretty much how I feel today too.

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Take Me to the River (Day 3)

A group of wiley Americans and an Israeli stumbled into camp late last night. They made a fire with the Peruvian climbers and I found them this morning sitting on buckets, sharing a massive pot of communal oatmeal. Cheerio friends! … Continue reading

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