Monthly Archives: July 2012

Diggin' for gold, Cajabamba to Huaraz; Peru

Over the last week, I’ve been working my way cross-country towards the second highest mountain range in the world, Peru’s Cordillera Blanca –  or the White Mountains.

The established route from Cajamarca loops west via the seaside city of Trujillo. But …

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Route Profile; Vilcabamba (Ecuador) to Cajamarca (Peru)

Thanks to round-the-world motorbikers Bernd and Heidi for creating these route profiles – which are handy on this rollercoaster stretch.

Bernd and Heidi were heading north, so for bikers rolling south, you’ll need to read these jagged profiles from right …

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Loja to San Ignacio, Peru; a muddy Ecuadorian exit.

Tortoise-like internet connections and a temperamental Mac are hampering blog updates these days. I’m now settled in to my guesthouse in Cajamarca, resting up after crossing the border into Peru, the first instalment of which is recounted here – an …

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