I often long the mighty Andes, the stunning views, the white glaciers, the blue lagoons with their crystal-clear water. The mountains in Peru are so different from the Alps. It’s not only a matter of higher altitude, it’s a matter of shapes and colors. I was surprised by the vegetation, tropical plants (at least, I think they’re tropical) at high altitudes, plants and trees at heights where you wound never find them in Europe. Wild and beautiful, the Andes come back often to my memory.
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