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CIA In The Andes

Copacabana, Bolivia 1-19-95

(Excerpted from Chapter 17: The Inca Trail: The Grateful Unrich…)

Roads climb out of La Paz in all directions since – despite its altitude – the colorfully pleasant city actually lies in a big bowl. This protects it from the constant plateau winds, but can be a nightmare when there is torrential rain, since all the runoff rushes right into downtown La Paz. Continue reading

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The Inca Trail

000011(Excerpted from Chapter 17: The Inca Trail: The Grateful Unrich…)

Lima, Peru 1-25-95

Arequipa reeks of fish processing. It is non-descript at best, so despite a chronic lack of sleep over the past 48 hours, we quickly grab a bus for Lima. Continue reading