HUARAZ TO AYACUCHO

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It seems like most cyclists end up staying in Huaraz for more time than they originally plan. There is a plethora of valleys and hikes to explore, the city has a certain ambiance if comfort with some great places to eat but not too touristy. We had made Huaraz a base for our short cycle ….  Read More

10 DAYS OF TWO FOOT WANDERING: CORDILLERA HUAYHUASH CIRCUIT

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If you do an internet search on the Cordillera Huayhuash trekking circuit in central Peru you are bound to be inundated by tour companies offering their guiding services on one of the “best alpine treks in the world”. There are a few different variations of the circuit, which has having recently changed from the advance ….  Read More

CYCLING THE 2ND HIGHEST MOUNTAIN RANGE IN THE WORLD: CORDILLERA BLANCA

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Having most of our gear stored in Huaraz, Mike and I headed off to tackle 263 km’s over 6 days around the beautiful Huascarán mountain (the highest mountain in Perú) for a total of 5,446 m in overall elevation gain over 3 passes with a maximum elevation of 4,982 m at the top of Punta ….  Read More

BIKING THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA AND THE WASHINGTON COAST

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Our departure from Canada was slow and slumbered as we made several day stops with family in Vancouver (Mark, Char and Lauren) and then once again a few days at a friend’s place (Carmen) in Victoria. We felt ourselves hanging on to the familiar and knowing we won’t actually see friends or family for a ….  Read More