He was confident that no picket would be placed: the salteadores considering themselves safe, after having crossed the quebrada.
He himself was in sore doubt as to the identity of the quebrada which they were following.
“It was there I left him,” said Carmen, pointing to a quebrada some ten miles away.
The water of the quebrada is never sufficiently abundant to irrigate the whole of the cone of the torrent.
It was this narrow gorge which was known as the quebrada del Coyote.
They then built a stone dam at the outlet of the quebrada, and the water accumulates behind this during the night.
The other potatoes come chiefly from the quebrada of Huarochirin, and they are very well flavored.
They traversed the bridge of lianas thrown over the quebrada at a great height, and entered the Pyramid on the right.
The valley of Lima lies in the widest extension of the quebrada of Mutucamas.
Sometimes a quebrada is several hundreds of feet in width, and of a depth so appalling as to unnerve the most hardy mountaineer.