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Hiking in the Bolivian Altiplano . Andes offer some of the most spectacular hiking opportunities on the planet. That being said, walking at high altitude brings with it certain inherent risks, the most common of which is altitude sickness .symptoms of AMS include headache, dizziness, nausea, shortness of breath, difficulty sleeping and extreme lethargy. Going straight from the airport to the start of your trek is potentially putting yourself at risk of AMS which it happened to me .the key is to rest ,drink a lot of water ,walk slow and breath very often.

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Pierre01-Feb-2018 12:48
Un paysage merveilleux de couleurs et de formes! V
Wintermeer31-Jan-2018 15:06
Marvelous juxtaposition of golden light and greyish darkness! Very well done! ~V~
Robbie D7028-Jan-2018 13:21
Contrasty capture, this is superb.
Jeff Real27-Jan-2018 15:53
A brilliant work from a master
Patricia Kay27-Jan-2018 15:13
Absolutely fabulous Yiannis....take care, it must be hard to breath with the breathtaking scenery....BV
Charlene Ambrose27-Jan-2018 00:43
A fantastic shot. The colors are amazing. V
Frank Brault27-Jan-2018 00:43
Magnificent, awesome...V
Hank Vander Velde26-Jan-2018 21:53
BEAUTIFUL Yianis. Great colours and light.
cobler26-Jan-2018 20:01
Gorgeous colors here.... beautiful sharp wide angle.....V
Neil Marcus26-Jan-2018 15:37
What is the altitude, Yiannis?
Nick Paoni26-Jan-2018 15:16
A gorgeous capture.
danad26-Jan-2018 15:11
Great warm colors against the dark background. V.
Chris Morton26-Jan-2018 08:29
spectacular, as you say
Pete Hemington26-Jan-2018 07:20
Austere beauty, the walking looks very enticing
fotabug26-Jan-2018 05:49
Wonderful composition and excellent use of the light! V
Gill Kopy26-Jan-2018 05:21
Stopping for a rest offers unusual POVs :) Neat shot V