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these crosses were everywhere along the trail  
   

these crosses were everywhere along the trail

Araquipa and Colca Canyon

September 30th 2008
After a night bus from Nasca we arrived in Arequipa early in the morning and took a taxi to a hostel, which was a renovated mansion in the middle of town. Our room was really nice and not very expensive. We spent the rests of the day exploring and had lunch on a sunny restaurant patio. That day we also signed up to do a two day hike in Colca Canyon. We went to bed early that night because we h ... 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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