Trek Day One

Route: Cachora to Capuliyoc Pass down to Apurimac River Gorge, up other side to campground at Santa Rosa

We started out at our campground in Cachora 9,495,’ headed to the Capuliyoc lookout, descended steeply 4,000′ through a forest of differing vegetation to the Apurimac (“Oracle of the Gods” in the local Quechua language) River, back up the other side to our campground amid sugar cane fields in the small settlement of Santa Rosa ………… 6,602,’ a distance of 13 miles.

Breakfast  Cachora campground  Early view  Fields  Ruins

Chapel  Villagers  Orange  Landslide  010-path.jpg

011-lookout.jpg  Climbing  Butterfly  Capuliyoc  Down

Companions   Passing  Zigzags  cactus  021-apurimac-river.jpg

Lookout  White flowers  Polilepis  View withflowers  Trail

White flowers  Km marker  Mules  Gloing  Turkey

Cuy  033-bridge.jpg

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>