Day 3 – Altitude Sickness is not a Joke

I arrived at the hostel, walked up 4 flights of stairs with my backpacks, and I was exasperated by the 3rd floor. I just couldn’t breathe in as much oxygen as I would have liked. My throat was itchy and dry, and I felt dissatisfied with my breathing rhythm. It was actually impossible to take deep breaths. My heart was pounding out of my chest. I’ve never experienced anything like it, or even comparable. Read More …