Tag : Acute Mountain Sickness

Ollantaytambo, Peru

I had planned my travel in Peru according to elevations of the places I wanted to visit. I have never been at an altitude of above 1,800 m (5,900 ft) before, and had no idea how my body would behave in intermediate altitudes. High Altitude Sickness (AMS – Acute Mountain Sickness) commonly occurs above 2,400 meters (8,000 feet) after a …

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