27 January 2016, 04:07

Hi, Seven Summits Club! It is Artem Rostovtsev from a South American program. I

have already reported of the Ecuadorian pro, then we had the Peruvian, which ended early yesterday morning. We managed to see the ancient capital of the Inca city of Cusco, where everyone enjoyed it. And then we went to Machu Picchu that is one of the current "seven wonders of the world."  We were lucky with the weather - it was gorgeous. We finished the Peruvian program, as I said, yesterday morning. We went to Argentina in Mendoza, with the main aim of the expedition - the ascent to Aconcagua. But then it turned out that, due to the closure of the road,  the authorities will not issue permits for Aconcagua next 2-3 days.

 

 In the end, we decided not to sit those extra days just idly in Mendoza. We opted for another interesting summit, the second highest in South America and in general the highest volcano in the world - Ojos del Salado. So now I am telling from Chile, the city of Copiapo, is in the middle Atacama. And a few hours later, we have already put forward in the Ojos del Salado side. There we hope to meet with the group of Alex Abramov …