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Our 1st Day Spent at Altitude in Cusco

Excerpt: “Acclimatization is a tricky thing. The catch is, that you fly to this super high city from Lima, which is essentially at sea level. It isn’t so much the height of Cusco that gets to you, but the rapid nature with which you ascend/fling yourself there. As our hotel host here says, ‘Acclimatizing to elevation is a little like roulette. You never know who will get hit.’”
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