colca canyon & new year... January 18th 2010 We had another lazy day in Cusco sleeping in and eating nice food (well I wasn’t really eating as I was on a very strict diet), getting our laundry done etc…
The next day we took a flight to the second biggest city in Peru- Arequipa. We had one night in Arequipa and then the next day we took the bus to the Colca Canyon which is apparently the deepest canyon in the world.
On that first da ... 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