Discoverers Expedition Vilcabamba 2016 A smart looking Enyalioides lizard (Hoplocercidae). (Photo by Giussepe Gagliardi). A beautiful species of snake of the genus Chironius (Colubridae) found above 2,000 m. (Photo by Jose M. Padial). The Pichari river, running near Camp 1, and the headwater of which we aim to reach. (Photo by Maira Duarte). Rest stop at around 1,600 m on the track that connects Camp 1 and Camp 2. (Photo by Maira Duarte). Clouds enter the dense forests of Camp 2 in the evening (1,950 m). (Photo by Maira Duarte). A small spring of water build by Ashaninka young men supplies Camp 2. (Photo by Maira Duarte). (Blog 13: Part 2 of 2) February 7, 2016 José Padial and his team of researchers are traveling to the Vilcabamba mountains in Peru in the pursuit of biodiversity research. He blogs and sends photos daily capturing his expedition along the way.