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April 14th, 2012 | Peru

Houston…?? It’s us again…!! The Birthday Ride…

As far as birthdays go, this one has to rate as the most eventful I can remember…!! As I sit here in Cali, Colombia, trying to catch up on the last ten days, thoughts of that day are still swirling around in my head…!! It started off brilliantly, then got more than a little hairy […]

April 13th, 2012 | Peru

Pasto Ruri Glacier…

The tour bus took us back the way I had come the previous day, and then turned off the main road and began an 80 km crawl up into the mountains on a winding dirt road… Along the way, we came across an old man, shivering in the cold and our driver stopped to give […]

April 12th, 2012 | Peru

Leaving Lima and the ride to Huaraz…

I left Lima early the following morning, heading for Huaraz, the jumping off point for hikes and climbing in the Cordillera Blanco Mountain Range… The Casa San Martin staff were there to bid me goodbye, having first made me the best breakfast that I have had for a long time… There is no skimping on […]