A Word About Altitude

An essential fact to understanding life in the Andes Mountains is altitude. Cusco is 11,126’ above sea level, which is more than double the height of Denver, the mile high city, which is only a mere 5280´.  I’m told that it takes about six months to become truly acclimated to the altitude of this place, but I’m not so sure. I think it must take a lifetime. While I really like living here, altitude included, I find that […]