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The Colca Canyon

March 3rd 2007
The Colca Canyon formerly held the title of the deepest canyon in the world. However, it is no longer “officially” a canyon, due to its width-height ratio. Many people argue that it is just an enormous valley, but this is highly disputed amongst Geologists. Whatever its title, it is very impressive, twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, approximately 3000m deep. After a five hour bus journey fro ... 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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