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Yareta (azorella compacta)  
   

Yareta (azorella compacta)

My favorite High-Andean plant
Source of the Amazon: Fountain of youth

September 21st 2006
This was a one day hike that I did with two friendly guides. One was called Domingo (Sunday), which was funny as it was Monday. The other was the owner of the company and was called Pedro who was swatting for his tourism exam the next day; Latin names of high Andean plants and which ones were which. I thought that the trip was going to be a bit boring, I mean we are talking a four hour walk across ... read more
South America » Peru » Arequipa » Colca Canyon

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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