Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Huascarán National Park

The Mount Huascarán is the main landmark of this Peruvian National Park, home of the Andean condor and the spectacled bear

Mount Huascarán
This postcard was sent by Emerich

Huascarán is a mountain in the Peruvian province of Yungay (Ancash Region), situated in the Cordillera Blanca range of the western Andes. The highest southern summit of Huascarán (Huascarán Sur) is the highest point in Peru, the northern part of Andes (north of Lake Titicaca) and in all of the Earth's Tropics.
Huascarán gives its name to Huascarán National Park which surrounds it, and is a popular location for trekking and mountaineering. - in: wikipedia

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