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MY GREAT MEMORIES (Climbing Illampu).

Dear Eduardo,

I hope this email finds you safe and well.

Having found the following footage of your ascent of Illampu with a client on youtube; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVOZg4akddI I decided to write and say how much I often remember and think of our ascent on Monday 13th August 2007.  I was extremely fortunate to meet with yourself and your colleagues, and it is with genuine fondness I remember all from Bolivian Mountains who assisted me in exploring such a fantastic country.

I would like to share with you an excerpt from my diary, which I often read to remind myself of these good times;

“Then, above Eduardo’s figure I caught sight of sunlight glinting off snow and ice – surely the summit ridge?!  In a few more minutes we were there; being warmed by the rising sun and looking down the length of all the Cordillera Real.  Fantastic!  I had been completely overcome by emotion, and much to Eduardo’s consternation had burst spontaneously in to a fit of tears; I simply let go of all the physical and emotional energy I had been accumulating these past few days in the complete joy of having climbed to the very summit of Illampu”.

You are an excellent guide, and were a great companion to have on my ascent of Illampu.

I hope you receive

this message.  With my very best wishes, your friend, Adam.

Adam M. Gouldsworthy B.Sc (Hons) Ph.D
7 Bar Meadow

Tel: (01457) 810886 / (07769) 252495

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