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So high you can touch the sky!

April 1st 2011
Another coach journey and more interesting facts and figures and tall tales from Max our tour guide. Today we were on our way to the Colca Canyon region where we were hoping to see the amazing condors. We would be going to our highest point of the trip at just under 5000m. As we headed out of Ariquipa we were lucky enough to have much clearer skies than the day before and were able to see the ... 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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