Saturday, 9 August 2014

Altiplano near Chivay, Peru

Altiplano near Chivay, Peru

The road to the town of Chivay climbs to an altitude of 4,910 meters or 16,110 feet.  Our Honda Falcons did very well in this elevation considering they're carbureted.  It was cold and we rand into a few snow flurries along the way.

Gaining elivation

Yes, that's ice!

Outhouses at elivation

Near the summit with snow on the horizon

Heading south from Chivay, Peru, the gateway to Colca Canyon, is a fun riding road.  The elevation is high and it's important to watch out for buses as the bus drivers drive like they're competing in the Dakar Rally.

Enjoy the video.

Gerald Trees
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