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Canyon del Pato – River Camp to Caraz (56k/17,560k, +4000ft)

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(July 14 – written by Nancy) (posted on 15/7 due to being off the grid for the last 4 days) Well, it’s been a tough but generally enjoyable section for the last couple of days.  It was really nice to … Continue reading

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Switchbacks, an amazing canyon and a crash – River Camp to River Camp (66k/17,409k, +4500ft)

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(July 12 – written by Dave) (posted on 14/7 due to being off the grid for the last 4 days) We had a very quiet night sleeping by the river with only one car coming down either side of the … Continue reading

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More dirt and some switchbacks – Cachicadan to River Camp (72k/17,343k, +4500ft)

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(July 11 – written by Dave) (posted on 14/7 due to being off the grid for the last 4 days) Night was pretty quiet in the spa hotel, except for someone pounding on the door at 1:30 – we think … Continue reading

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A day on the dirt – Cajabamba to Cachicadan (58k/17,270k, +2800ft)

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(July 10 – written by Nancy) (posted on 14/7 due to being off the grid for the last 4 days) We woke to cold temperatures this morning.  It’s hard to get out from under the covers when the air temperature … Continue reading

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More up and some dirt – Cajabamba to Huamachuco (56k/17,213k, +4000ft)

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(July 9 – written by Dave) First an update on dinner last night.  We bought a pile of shredded veggies and a chicken flavour package at the market and made soup.  It turned out to be quite tasty.  It is … Continue reading

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Bunch riding – San Marco to Cajabamba (61k/17,156k, +4000ft)

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(July 8 – written by Dave) We had a nice restful night in San Marco – the hotel seemed busy but it was really quiet.  The only problem for me was someone making coffee at 5AM and the smell waking … Continue reading

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More cycling friends – Cajamarca to San Marco (64k/17,095k, +4800ft)

(July 7 – written by Dave) (posted on July 8) Today starts with last night and a fun dinner with bike packers Hanna, Mark and Richard, plus we met another cyclist from France named Natalie.  It was Mark’s birthday so … Continue reading