Colca Canyon June 18th 2010 So I went for a bit of a walk:
3 days, up and down 1000m.
It certainly wasn´t the toughest trek I have ever done, but it did offer some interesting things. First, it really showed me how intertwined Catholicism has become with Peruvian society. There are all these unique Indian things that always seem to have that Catholic twist.
Second, is that Lonley Planet people exist in South Americ ... 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