Colca Canyon June 21st 2011 Many people always are amazed at how I travel alone. Well, I'm never truly alone, because I'm always meeting people along the journey. The kind of people that are fascinating to talk with. One's I'd actually want to hang out with back home.
I met several such people on this two day tour of Colca Canyon, which by the way, is two times deeper than the Grand Canyon.
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South America » Peru » Arequipa 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
Have traveled/lived/worked in 35 countries, having added on Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Jamaica & Caymans in 2011. Got married while on a Fulbright teaching exchange to Turkey. I currently teach 6th grade social studies in Oregon, USA. Most summers I'm in Turkey (with time for travel to new lands), and winters in Oregon.
So why the nickname Crewton? It all began in South Korea, when students couldn't pronounce my maiden name. It sounded like Hooooton. From that, a good friend nicknamed me Crouton, and well, I'm not sure how the spelling of Crewton came about. I've been using it for ye... full info