Condors of Colca Canyon June 19th 2011 Colca Canyon, one of the deepest in the world, is set among snow capped volcanoes one side and a mountain range the other. It's semi arid land and is home to about 40 families of condors as well as Quechua and Aymara speaking Indians. On the way out we hit 4910m (I think that could be about the highest we go in South America, I wasn´t expecting it so soon).
From Yanque we hiked to the cany ... 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
I love travelling. Started years ago in my early 20's and got hooked on the adventure and the amazing people that you come across.
I've written most of my previous travels at another website (mylifeoftravel and look for Nicky J on the home page) but it's getting harder to add photos so from now on I'll be using this site.... full info