Peru part IV - Colca Canyon August 6th 2008 Colca Canyon
After our visit in Bolivia we went back to Peru and to Arequipa. Last time we visited Arequipa we were only stopping on our way to Cusco. We then only had time to visit the sites in the city and nothing outside. This time around we wanted to visit the Colca Canyon.
The deepest section of Colca Canyon has been measured to have a depth of 3191 meters making it the second deepest Cany ... read more
South America » Peru » Arequipa » Colca Canyon 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
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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