On Tour November 12th 2014 Very early on Sunday morning, four of us met in the hotel lobby with our bags – Cristina (the tour guide), Carol (from Adelaide), Barry (from Sydney) and myself. Our transport arrived on time, but to our surprise it wasn’t a van or minibus, but an SUV. As we will be spending nearly three weeks on the tour, and most of us were spending time elsewhere, we had a lot of luggage. It only just manag ... read more
South America » Peru » Arequipa » Arequipa 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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