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Peru - Done and dusted! Part 2

January 27th 2006
Ok from the last installement I left it at going Chivay. Chivay is a town located in the Colca Canyon. To get to Chivay from Arequipa we had to take a road which passed at 5000m which then dropped into the colca valley. Altitude seems to do some strange things to people, like give you a womans bladder needing a piss stop every 1/2 hour. Once we reached Chivay we went to visit the Colca Canyon and ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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