Running Down the Way Up (Part 1) October 7th 2008 Running Down the Way Up (Part 1)
"Listen. You hear that?"
Anna - seated cross-legged on her bed - looks up from her notebook and pauses.
"No. Hear what?"
I get up, walk over to the door, and open it a crack. I listen to the conversation in English downstairs in the hostel lobby for a moment and look back at Anna.
"It's almost exactly like last time!"
"Last ... 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