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Aug 22, 2008 - Day 1 - Salkantay trek

Today was the first day of what the Lonely Planet guidebook refers to as a strenuous trek. I was really not sure what I was getting myself into or whether I would be able to do it, but I was ready to try. First we took the bus to a town called Mollepata, where we took a pre-trek group photo. Might as well take it while we still look good! We had two guides, Abram and Javier, and both of them spoke English, Spanish, and Quechua. I think if I were going to live here, I would want to learn Quechua. It´s hard to explain, but even though I don´t...

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