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Nov 15, 2011 - Arriving at Coporaque

TESTING OUT HOW WE ARE AT HIGH ALTITUDE! We finally arrive late afternoon at our hotel in Coporaque, drop our bags in our room and we are off on a hike. We need to see how high altitude is affecting us and see if we are acclimatizing to it. We walked through this small town and up a hill to practice climbing. Our hearts raced and we were short of breath. But when we stopped for a few minutes, our hearts recovered quickly. We ended at a lookout and saw the Colca River and its valley. There were hundreds of terraces and some with crops...

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