Doing the Polka down the Colca October 19th 2010 Day 44-47-19th-22nd October
So with a poisoned husband, we did very little for the next couple of days. We had planned to move on to Arequipa the day after the Lake Titicaca tour, but with Ellory in such bad shape we decided to stay put and wait for his stomach to get better before we risked the 6 hour bus journey. Bless him, he really wasn’t very well, but eventually progressed from eating ... 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
Liz & Ellory-who met while working at Discovery Channel, fell in love and decided get married in June 2010. We then had the bright idea of asking for, and getting 6 months off work and decided to spend it in the Southern Hemisphere to avoid the lovely British winter!
We had an amazing time travelling around South America, New Zealand and Australia and arrived back in the UK in February 2011. We ended up blogging extensively about our travels and eventually finished writing on Sunday 12th February 2012. A mere 1 year and 3 days after we finished our journey.
Although it took us ages ... full info