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Peru part IV - Colca Canyon

August 6th 2008
Colca Canyon After our visit in Bolivia we went back to Peru and to Arequipa. Last time we visited Arequipa we were only stopping on our way to Cusco. We then only had time to visit the sites in the city and nothing outside. This time around we wanted to visit the Colca Canyon. The deepest section of Colca Canyon has been measured to have a depth of 3191 meters making it the second deepest Cany ... read more
South America » Peru » Arequipa » Colca Canyon

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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Tot: 0.104s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 9; qc: 12; dbt: 0.0119s; 12; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.3mb