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South America » Peru » Arequipa » Colca Canyon
May 2nd 2012
Published: May 2nd 2012EDIT THIS ENTRY

We've had some early starts on this trip, but this one really takes the biscuit. 2.30am, the alarm goes off and it feels like we've barely had time to fall asleep. Which might be because we barely have had time to fall asleep. Lying awake in the dark, I wonder why do we do this to ourselves. Wanting to make the most of our few days in Peru before we continue north to Colombia, we've ar... Read Full Entry



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Mystery fruitMystery fruit
Mystery fruit

Pichang? Bichun? I can't find any reference to this bizarre one!
Mystery fruit revealedMystery fruit revealed
Mystery fruit revealed

Sadly, it tasted moderately to very disgusting...
GranadillaGranadilla
Granadilla

Much better! One of the three varieties of passion fruit widely available in South America.
TumboTumbo
Tumbo

Another type of passion fruit, shaped like a small, soft yellow banana. Delicious as well!
Climbing out of the canyon through the cloudClimbing out of the canyon through the cloud
Climbing out of the canyon through the cloud

Two hours relentless climb - a vertical kilometre up.
Up at 4.30am, 2 hour climb...Up at 4.30am, 2 hour climb...
Up at 4.30am, 2 hour climb...

...and fresh as daisies!
Yet another one!Yet another one!
Yet another one!

Sancallo cactus fruit - incredibly, deliciously sour.



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