Colca Canyon January 6th 2009 Colca Canyon
After being very lazy in Cusco over the Christmas and New Year period, we decided to head to Arequipa and Colca Canyon for some hiking.
The four of us (us, Darran and Linsey) booked bus tickets for the evening of the 3rd of January. LM developed some stomach trouble through the day and we decided not to leave that evening. We said good-bye to Linsey and Darran and went fo ... 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