Mountain Memories | Mifafí, Venezuela

in #nature3 years ago (edited)

Welcome!

In January of 2019 we ventured to one of the most demanding excursions that I have ever planned, here I’m gonna share with you a couple of short memories from that experience:

I hope you like them and do not hesitate to ask me any questions!

I have a very strong memory of when I was beginning to feel the altitude sickness, sitting at almost 4,300 meters above sea level, on a sandy spot, seeing the mist through the espace that was left between my cap and my bandana, thinking in which direction to follow.

While recalling the map that I had reviewed a million times, a little part of the sky was cleared and I could see a gigantic peak, I couldn’t believe the immensity and how close it seemed, I remember thinking that if this was not the peak Piedras Blancas , the highest in the whole sierra, so I had no idea what we were expecting to face , because it was intimidating to see it there as a dark silhouette that did not even reveal itself completely and of course it made an immediate impression on me.



Another short memory.

The first night I spent in the Sierra de la Culata , I felt so bad that I decided to get out of the tent and sit outside by one of the walls that surrounded us.

As it was under a small roof I could only see half the sky, but this time it was completely clear, you can’t imagine how many stars I could see, it was crazy , I knew that going in for my camera was the best idea but I really didn’t want to move from the cold ground, so I just sat there lookig at the shooting stars go by one after another.

I think I managed to count 5 of them, and I think that thing I wished the most was for the trip to end well as always ... yes, I think my wish was granted.




If you want to know more about this trips you can visit my profiles on...



Thanks for reading my stories one more time!



Posted from my blog with SteemPress : http://paolapernia.vornix.blog/2019/03/03/mountain-memories-mifafi-venezuela/

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