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Condors at Colca Canyon  
   

Condors at Colca Canyon

Known as the "Eternity Bird". They typically live to 60 - 70 years and have a wing span of between 7 to 9 feet.
Peru

March 18th 2018
Our arrival into Arequipa at 5am marked a significant milestone for us - our last overnight bus and we won't miss them! On this particular one, we had to endure a broken speed sensor in the driver's cabin that beeped insistently for the whole night (luckily Donal had the foresight to bring earplugs so he slept grand)!! Having just completed the Inca Trail a few days earlier, one of the first th ... read more
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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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