Arequipa and the rise of Pink Eastwood December 19th 2008 So, after an eventful weekend in Huacachina, it was off to Arequipa down the coast where we planned to potter around for a while. We got the overnight bus with some friends from New Zealand called Nick and Hayley who we have actuallytravelled quite a bit with since.
Arequipa is really pretty and sits below a volcano called El Misti. It is also really bloody high sitting at 2,380 metres (7800 f ... read more
South America » Peru » Arequipa » Colca Canyon 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