Travel Blogs from Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Peru

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Flight of the Condor, Arequipa and the Colca Canyon, Peru travel blog

Flight of the Condor

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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After a few days chilling out in the gorgeous town of Arequipa we decided to get on with the show and go to the Colca Canyon. The Colca Canyon is the second deepest in the world, thought to be twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the USA and the home ...

A canyon, a condor, a convent, Arequipa and the Colca Canyon, Peru travel blog

A canyon, a condor, a convent

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... and delicious breakfast, four of us (Rich and I with Guillaume and Ole) set about exploring the city and investigating options for a trek in Colca Canyon. A few hours´ legwork later, we´d settled on a three-day, two-night trek with Colca Aventuras ...

Flight of the Condors, Arequipa and The Colca Canyon, Peru travel blog

Flight of the Condors

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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...   2nd deepest canyon in the world, it is nothing less than inspiring.  And to top it all off, my photos don't suck. This is the just the beginning of a three day trek into the Colca Canyon....the actual hike down(and back) is the next ...

The Soar of the Condor, Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Peru travel blog

The Soar of the Condor

A travel blog entry by irax

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... ready for the specified 6:15 time, but our bus driver and guide weren't, this is typical Peruvian behaviour. We drove out towards the Colca Canyon, stopping at a little village that put on a dance show each day for the tourists. Mmmmm, I took a walk in ...

Cañon Del Colca,Chivay,Cruz Del Condor and Coca, Arequipa and Chivay, Peru travel blog

Cañon Del Colca,Chivay,Cruz Del Condor and Coca

A travel blog entry by eknoll

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... nbsp;   During our 4 hour drive through the highlands, our guide Percy gave us alot of information about Arequipa, Peru and the Colca Canyon.  He was very knowledgeable.  He told us how the city of Arequipa and the country of Peru ...

Peru, Arequipa, Chivay and Colca Canyon., Peru travel blog

Peru

A travel blog entry by scrumpysue

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... which was fairly non-eventful and then we took an overnight bus to a very small town called Chivay, our base for travelling to Colca Canyon. That afternoon in Chivay we spent at the local hot springs relaxing in the hot water with a nice drink in ...

Arequipa and the Colca Canyon, Arequipa and the Colca Canyon, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by jeff-and-rach

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In Arequipa we stayed in a great hostel and partied with the staff. Later we hiked for 3 days in the Colca Canyon. We were picked up at the ungodly hour of 3.30am and drove out to near the canyon where you see giant condors with wing spans of more than ...

A few near death experiences, Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Peru travel blog

A few near death experiences

A travel blog entry by quigsnclinty

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... that every week would never have prepared me for that.  Ill do the Black mountain any day.  We finally got a bus back to Arequipa and stayed there for another night.  We headed for the first pizza place and stuffed our ...

Big country and amazing condors, Colca canyon and Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Big country and amazing condors

A travel blog entry by minijumboontour

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... Unsurprisingly it made for a good few days ! We all spent a day or so looking round the city before Simona, Caz and I headed to Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world and home to loads of condors. Herdy had already been on a previous ...

Arequipa and Colca trek, Arequipa and Colca canyon, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and Colca trek

A travel blog entry by ribes.anne

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... is promoted as the "world's deepest canyon," although the canyon's walls are not as vertical as those of the Grand Canyon. The Colca Valley is a colorful Andean valley with pre-Inca roots, and towns founded in Spanish colonial times, still inhabited by ...

What a Day!, Between Arequipa and Chivay, Peru travel blog

What a Day!

A travel blog entry by itzkowitz

... mercopress.com/vernoticia.do?id=10902&formato=HTML So, we thought our day was over.  HA!  NO WAY! We arrived in Arequipa and went to the hostal at which we had made a reservation for three nights.  We were relieved to get back, ...

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