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Arequipa

June 15th 2010
And our journey takes us on from Arica towards Arequipa in Peru for our first South American border crossing. To start with, a note for any other travellers doing the same route, you have three choices as to transport. First off is the train at a cost of 1500 pesos, second is a collectivo taxi for 3000 and lastly there is the bus for 1500. As always, saving money where possible, we chose the bu ... read more
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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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