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At Ollantaytambo, Peru, these two Incan men scampered up to the top, hardly breathing heavily, while we gasped and stopped to grab some more oxygen on our way up there.

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  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Stratton5 months ago

    One has to remember that in earlier times, when there were no modern forms of communication, runners ran as much as 25 or more miles to deliver messages from one center to another, mostly at higher altitudes. You had oxygen?

  • pete
    then they began banging on hollow logs, and smoke signals…oxygen was available, only came close to needing it once…

    – phil decocco

  • lezvee
    lezvee5 months ago

    Phew!! That looks like hard work. No wonder you were gasping. A wonderful shot though.

  • lesley
    it was about 9,000’ and change and very steep!

    – phil decocco

  • lynn carter
    lynn carter5 months ago

    they must me very fit xx

  • lynn
    their acclimation to their surroundings make them very aerobically fit!

    – phil decocco

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