Colca Canyon - 3 Day Tour... December 28th 2011 In all our time on this earth, neither Donna nor I had ever had to set an alarm for 2.00am. This all changed though for our trip to Colca Canyon, as the bus was due to pick us up at the Hostel at 3.00am! As we were getting ready in the middle of the night while others were no doubt still queuing to get into clubs on the other side of town, we just prayed that this trip would be worth it….
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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
Welcome to our blog. Having completed a 9 month trip to the US, Australia and SE Asia in 2005, we were truly bitten by the travel bug.
So, around 5 years later when the time seemed right and we finally had enough funds in the bank, we were off again, this time on a years journey to Central America, South America, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia.
Heading back to the UK after this amazing trip and saving once more for just under a year, we were off again in search another journey, this time taking us to Sri Lanka, India and Nepal.
Unfortunately, our blog only covers our second and t... full info