Wild and Beautiful Andes
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Wild and Beautiful Andes

Wild and Beautiful Andes

Peru, the Andes

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.


More reading: People and Costumes from Peru


Travel addict and passionate about photography, Simon Falvo started Wild About Travel back in 2009. Leveraging her strong PR background, she developed an extensive knowledge of Digital Communications and Social Media Marketing. Besides travel writing SImon holds workshops and trainings, she collaborated with tourism boards for digital marketing campaigns and participated as a speaker at several events.

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  • Raul (@ilivetotravel in Twitter)
    Posted at 02:26h, 02 January Reply

    The area around Mt. HuascarĂ¡n and the nearby lagoon is isolated and majestic! I loved visiting and photographing it. So much so that the lagoon is my icon on my Facebook page!

    • Simon
      Posted at 02:54h, 02 January Reply

      I’ve such great memories of the Andes. Great choice for your Facebook page, Raul!

  • Leigh
    Posted at 15:40h, 19 June Reply

    I hiked the Cordillera Blanca for 10 days and saw the bluest skies ever.

    • Simon
      Posted at 15:46h, 19 June Reply

      10 days… Wow! You’re much braver than I was. And true… The sky in Peru is almost unique.

  • Simon
    Posted at 20:54h, 13 June Reply

    Awww… I love how you write ‘appreciate them from afar’… You awesome, Ayngelina!

  • Ayngelina
    Posted at 01:24h, 13 June Reply

    The Andes really are spectacular and so different depending on what country you are in. I’m not a mountain fan but I love appreciating them from afar.

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