Big Bird - Arequipa and the Colca Canyon October 2nd 2006 Woah, what a week its been, travelling is hard work… since leaving home we have spent 70 hours on buses making our way from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Chile and up to where we wanted to be - Arequipa in Peru, but more of that later..
We spent a day in Washington whilst waiting for our next flight to Argentina. Got to see the White House, the president´s helicopter and George Town and had a ... 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