wilkeskinsman.typepad.com > 21 - S. American Odyssey: Ayacucho to Huancayo

01 Friend Derek on his deck
02 Derek has a great view of Ayacucho
03 Planning the trip with Kate & Linda
04 Via Libertadores
05 Trout farm in the Andes
06 Uh…sanitary facilities
07 Don't look
08 Clouds but no rain, thankfully
09 Via Libertadores at high altitude
10 Snow on distant ridges
11 Snow all around
12 Walter at the wheel
13 15,570.866 feet above sealevel
14 …and rising
15 First llama sighting
16 Get up!
17 Llamas, and what a backdrop!
18 Waiting for the tourists to pass
19 Only thing cuter than a llama tush is a baby llama tush
20 Making sure you're not messing with my llamas!
21 Leaving the paved highway
22 The road gets interesting
23 Road crew
24 Rain keeps threatening
25 Glassy lake with alpacas
26 Another gorgeous lake
27 Can it get any more spectacular?
28 Marking the spot
29 Turn left
30 LLamas crossing
31 Aaahhhhh!
32 High desert
33 Waterfalls
34 …and falls!
35 Grass, lichen, moss
36 55 km to Huancavelica
37 Mineral fan from hot springs
38 Farm by the highway
39 Not for the faint of heart
40 Nearing Huancavelica
41 Getting closer
42 Welcome!
43 Outside our Huancavelica hotel
44 The major tourist hotel
45 Trying to get warm over breakfast
46 Sunday morning rain
47 Wheelchair accessible?
48 Tracks for the train that didn't run
49 Laundry on the tracks
50 Where the train turns around
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