A close-up of the basket: To our left was a large sugar-cane field. After about 30 miles or so, we came to another junction that had a dirt road straight ahead and a paved road to the right. Your email or ADVrider name: Lake Llanganuco is located in the National Park of Huascarán.
This earthquake destroyed many buildings in the city of Huaraz, where we had eaten lunch today.
One Couple's Highs and Lows in Northern Peru
We could continue straight on a road that wound up into the mountains, or we could turn left onto a wider road with a barrier and a line of buildings on either side. By the time we reached the main road, night had fallen. Above our bed in every hotel room in Peru so far has been a painting of an angel holding a sword or a gun. To our left was a large sugar-cane field. The flowing mass of ice, snow and rock measured 1 mile long and over ½ mile wide, and it roared through the town of Yungay at speeds exceeding miles per hour.