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Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness Puts a Damper on Your Trip

Altitude Sickness - Alpaca Expeditions

Altitude sickness is an unpredictable condition. You might easily think it is just jet lag or feeling under the weather, but if you are in a mountainous region and you start to feel ill, it will most likely be altitude sickness, the effects of which can ruin an enjoyable holiday. Facts and Symptoms of Altitude…

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CNN Article: Pilgrimage to Machu Picchu: Six tips

By Richard Bangs, Special to CNN    STORY HIGHLIGHTS Going directly to Machu Picchu may help alleviate altitude sickness Hold onto your entrance ticket so you can exit to use facilities and re-enter You can go by foot or train; be sure to book early (CNN) — Machu Picchu. It’s on most everybody’s bucket list,…

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