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The pre-departure briefing  

The pre-departure briefing

Cold Beer and Colca Canyon

May 27th 2009
We left Puno on a six hour bus to Arequipa, the second largest city in Peru. Once again the bus was hot, the roads were windy and I was feeling sick. I slept on Jeff’s lap almost the entire bus ride to avoid puking on a local woman in front of me. I don’t know what it is, but I am getting more bus sick lately than I have the entire trip. The fresh air when we arrived in Arequipa immediately ma ... 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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