Arequipa and Canyon de Colca August 31st 2018 The Cañon de Colca, the 2nd deepest canyon in the world (the first being only a few hundred kms away from here in Peru), dropping by at times 3000 meters from top to bottom!
Arequipa is the place where people base themselves to get there either by organised tour or as we did, by ourselves.
Arequipa in its self was quite nice although we didn't think there was too much to see and do from our pe ... 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