Photo of the Week: Uphill Battle

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Photo of the Week: Uphill Battle

Huaraz, Peru, Peru vacations, Peru For LessThis photograph, taken in Huaraz, Peru, gives new meaning to the saying “uphill battle”.
Photo by Ana Castañeda Cano/La Ceguera, 2011

Situated in the Cordillera Blanca, Huaraz draws outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world to this unique section of the Andes. They arrive on foot, train, bus and apparently, bike, to climb the walls and ski the peaks of the Huascarán National Park. A feast of unique flora, fauna and geological formations, this park was declared a UNESCO Nature World Hertige Site in 1985 after receiving initial protection by the Peruvian government in 1975.

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Page has worked and traveled extensively through Argentina. Her paired love of the Spanish language and Latin American culture have put this region of the world high on her list. The vibrant and welcoming people, incredible landscapes that offer everything from seascapes to mountain highlands and exquisite cuisines are just a few of the things that keep her coming back.

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