The second day of the trek took us through more awesome mountain scenery as we made our way along the edge of the canyon. The river was not too far below us for most of the walk and apart from the final descent into our camp for the second night, the route was fairly flat.
We passed through several small villages along the way and walked through a couple of ankle-deep streams that flowed across the trail. We were definitely happy that we had bought water-proof boots before we left home! The variety of vegetation was staggering. Everything from cactus to medicinal plants to domestic crops for the local populace. Here and there the landscape actually opened up into large open fields. Read More