PERU 2000 - John O and Paul B take a little ride to South America 

PAGE 1 - New Jersey to the Ishinca Valley

Pictures in rough chronoligical order
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Paul Bracey eyeing the wonders of a land far removed from his own. 
(The food court at Newark Airport)

Panama City seen from the ruins of the Church of Panama Viejo

Church of Panama Viejo

More ruins

View of Cordillera Blanca from 8000M 
Huascaran on right????

More from the air (Cordillera Huayhuash??)

Boss,  Boss,,,,,,,,de-Plane!,,,de-Plane!!!!

Meeting taxi at Lima Airport

Paul shooting the flora in Lima

Lima Groumdskeeping Dept.

Hostal Jose Luis in Miraflores (very nice, very cheap)

Outskirts of Lima

First view of the mountains - Cordillera Huayhuash

Enjoying the view - Roof of Olaza's Guesthouse
(a GREAT place to stay in Huaraz)

Huascaran Sur from Olaza's roof

More views from the roof

Huascaran at sunset

Solidad Chrch from Olaza's roof

Shopping w/ our Kiwi friend 

More shopping

A farm in Colon, our starting point to the Ishinca Valley

Our arriero loads up my overstuffed Mulebag

Family in Colon

More packing

The road to Ishinca Valley

Small group of huts on the hillside

Paul hiking in to Ishinca

More of the train


Getting our first look at Tocllaraju

Aproaching Basecamp - Tocclaraju in background

Home at last - Basecamp at Ishinca

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