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Mountain Warehouse review of budget outdoor gear

To escape from the peak holiday invasion of the Spanish, Italians and Portuguese into Tarifa, I moved out of town in summer. I went camping. So back to basics with battery, water, bladder, and ant management being daily business.

Falling asleep watching the flickering lights on the other side in Morocco,  waking up with Read more

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The Apu Ausangate trekking in the Peruvean Andes | What’s it like?

The Apu Ausangate trekking in the Peruvean Andes | What’s it like? And how to do the Apu Ausangate trekking yourself?

14 meter altitude

I’m sitting in a coffee bar in Miraflores, Lima. I’m figuring out what adventurous things I should do in Peru. The Inca trail and Salkantay trekking are listed in practically every top 10 list I find. Would I than still want to do this? Or will it be one big polonaise towards Machu Picchu? I’m not sure. Anyway, these popular trekkings are booked out until as far as I can plan. Let’s go for a challenging hike alternative in the Peruvian Andes: El camino del Apu Ausangate (the road of Apu Ausangate). I have no regrets!

3410 meter altitude

I’m standing on the rooftop of my home-stay house in Cusco. Looking southeast I can see the snow capped Ausangate mountain in the distance. That’s where I’m going! Read more