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Heaven at 4800 meters  - Colca Canyon, Ichupampa, Peru travel blog

Heaven at 4800 meters - Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... are quite shy but friendly and very kind and thoughtful.  Everywhere we go we are learning how important community is here in Peru.  Many places half a person's income goes to the community, half of what is left goes to their family and ...

Coca Leaves and Condors, Coporaque, Colca Canyon, Peru travel blog

Coca Leaves and Condors

A travel blog entry by christine_wilde

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One of the main reasons for visiting Arequipa is its proximity to Colca Canyon, a huge rift in the landscape twice as deep as the Grand Canyon. Colonial and traditional cultures collide; the many towns dotted throughout the valley bear distinctly spanish ...

Trek del Colca, journee 1, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Trek del Colca, journee 1

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

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... soleil tombe vite et nous finnissons le trajet de nuit. Nous trouvons un petit hostel de quelques chambres, la Casa turistica. Yanque est une jolie petite ville qui semble riche avec une immense place principale et une eglise coloniale. Nous nous faisons ...

Colca Canyon, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by camille_simon

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... 'es, suivie par un plouf dans une piscine d´eau themale, cette fois moins peuplée que celles de Baños en Equateur. De retour à Yanque, où se trouvait notre hostal, nous nous sommes payés le meilleur repas préparé maison au Pérou: soupe de quinoa, ...

Day 34 (Colca Canyon), Yanque, Peru travel blog

Day 34 (Colca Canyon)

A travel blog entry by adisyl

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... and I are not staying in Chivay, the rest all get dropped off at their hotels/hostels, and we are then taken to Yanque, 8km away, where we are dropped off at our residencial   We have taken the more interesting option of staying with a Peruvian ...

Cañon del Colca, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Cañon del Colca

A travel blog entry by thom_rm

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A sleepy town, Yanque, Peru travel blog

A sleepy town

A travel blog entry by melisach

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... Yanque, more tourisy and it has more of everything. After dropping off some people who want to stay in Chivay, we continue to Yanque, a sleepy village. It is a very small village with 500 people for its population, but it has the best view of the canyon. ...

Colca, Coca, and Condors, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Colca, Coca, and Condors

A travel blog entry by markcreery

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... other hear and how happy they are with seemingly few amenities for some, like electricity and running water. So our hotel in Yanque in the valley was beautiful, complete with its own resident alpaca, jacuzzi, sauna, pool table and fusball (in great ...

Colca Canyon: Dramatic, Gorgeous, but not Deepest, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon: Dramatic, Gorgeous, but not Deepest

A travel blog entry by annetdragavon

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... Picchu, we were itching to hit the trail again. We found the perfect destination for a challenging hike in the southwest corner of Peru, a few hours east of  Arequipa. Touted as being twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, the Canon de Colca is indeed ...

15°37′S, 71°38′W, Arequipa/Coporaque-Colca Canyon, Peru travel blog

15°37′S, 71°38′W

A travel blog entry by hamelandnisa

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Coca tea, coca leaves, green teeth, numb tongue, no altitude sickness Vacunas, Alpacas, Llamas, Flamingoes, Condors Trekking Hot bath-smelly but ...

Colca Canyon, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by marsgrl200

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Yanque Doodle Dandy, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Yanque Doodle Dandy

A travel blog entry by planetgeli

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... and avoid them. This turns out to be a supremely sensible decision. Ten minutes later and we push our way off the bus at Yanque. We are the only two people to disembark. It immediately has the feel of a spaghetti western town but without the spaghetti or ...

R and R, Yanque, Peru travel blog

R and R

A travel blog entry by katrinaoliver

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... but he told me to stop living my food cravings through him!  Haha!  We are staying in a small village 7km outside Chivay called Yanque and it took a further 20 minutes to reach the hotel - but wow it was worth it.  The hotel is an eco-lodge ...

Flight of the Condors!, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Flight of the Condors!

A travel blog entry by katrinaoliver

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Tummy update = I ate boiled rice!  Woohoo! This morning was an early start as breakfast was at 6am.  Needless to say I wasn't venturing to breakfast so I actually had an extra half an hour to have a very hot shower!  What a treat!  By ...

Oct 18, 2010, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Oct 18, 2010

A travel blog entry by elinazimmerman

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Day 7 - Back into the Andes we go!, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Day 7 - Back into the Andes we go!

A travel blog entry by wwhiffler

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... from the snow falling. It was the first time I've ridden through snow while it is falling, quite something. At around 5:30pm we pulled into Yanque. It was about 8 degs when we arrived, and as the sun set, the temp plummeted. I think we in for a cold one ...

Yanque ... Colca Canyon Condors, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Yanque ... Colca Canyon Condors

A travel blog entry by elainehayes

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... . We then descended a winding road to the Colca Valley below. We stopped to admire the view then arrived at our B&B in Yanque, which also has great views. We had a chat and a giggle with Rose and Barbara, two friends from Boston who were ...

Fly Like a Condor, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Fly Like a Condor

A travel blog entry by kimb3r

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... its not my favourite peruvian drink I'm glad that I had the opportunity to give it a try. Drinking chicha in Peru: CHECK. We move along to the Yanque hot springs and take a satisfying dip in the beautiful pools that are fed by naturally heated water. The ...

Le mont des Condors, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Le mont des Condors

A travel blog entry by chrisetsergio

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6:30 a.m. (Le a.m. est utilisé pour souligner l'heure très matinale): Notre étape dans le Colca continue, toujours luttant contre le fameux "soroche". Le mal de tête et les nausées arrivent comme ils repartent. On se soigne avec ...

Arequipa to Yanque, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Arequipa to Yanque

A travel blog entry by nicval

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... had been "given" this land by Spain to exploit. Unable to interest the people in Catholicism they ousted them, evacuating them to Yanque, then burning the houses to ensure they did not return. We walked down to thermal hot springs beside the river Colca. ...

4900moh, Yanque, Peru travel blog

4900moh

A travel blog entry by mariogandreas

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Etter en god frokost hoppet vi i minibussen og var allerede rundt 08:00 paa vei til Colca Canyon. Turen tar normalt ca 3-4 timer, men paa grunn av mange stopp og mye og flott natur og ta bilde av ble turen noe lenger. Paa et av stoppene fikk vi se en ...

Cruz del Cóndor, Yanque, Cañón de Colca, Peru travel blog

Cruz del Cóndor

A travel blog entry by sandra1010

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Mit unseren Taxifahrer hatten wir ausgemacht, dass er uns schon um 4Uhr morgens abholt, damit wir heute Condore zu sehen bekommen. In Ruecksprache mit dem Personal im Hotel (das uebrigens ech klasse war, sie haben uns schon um 3.30Uhr Fruehstueck ...

Paso-Pferde, heisse Quellen und Alpaca Steak, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Paso-Pferde, heisse Quellen und Alpaca Steak

A travel blog entry by grassipat

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... Colectivo (Sammeltaxi, das erst dann losfährt, sobald alle Sitze mit 1 bis 3 Personen pro Sitz belegt sind) weiter nach Yanque. Da Sonntag war, war dieses kleine Dorf relativ ausgestorben und meine Hoffnungen auf eine von mir gewünschte Reit-Tour und ...

Colca Canyon, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by gypsylass

... were impressive even if we didn^t get a really close view, and the view was awesome!  We went to a small museaum in Yanque describing canyon life through the ages that was pretty neat (although we got decended upon by a bus full of chicas on a ...

Yanque Doodle Went to Town, Riding on a LLama, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Yanque Doodle Went to Town, Riding on a LLama

A travel blog entry by couillard

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We are now in Yanque which is in the mountains at an altitude of 3400 meters. Breathing became a little more difficult today as we climbed steadily from 2400 meters to a maximum of 4925 meters crossing the Col of Patapampa. We have been chewing on coca ...

Canyon du Colca, Caylloma, Pérou travel blog

Canyon du Colca

A travel blog entry by wrtagrb

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Dernier tour en Amérique du Sud. Au programme, 3 jours de trek dans le canyon du colca. J'ai choisi un tour un peu différent du tour classique, avec plus de marche, et au final j'ai eu un guide particulier, j'étais seul dans mon groupe. ...

Noch nie erlebte

Noch nie erlebte "Höhen"

A travel blog entry by rahelundpeter

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... kann, war ich selbst nur auf dem Weg in den Tibet mal kurz auf 5'000 m.ü.M.! Wir übernachteten etwas ausserhalb in Yanque und besuchten die örtlichen heissen Quellen (Baños Termales "Chacapi"). Den ursprünglich vorgesehenen kleinen 3h hike zu einem ...

Yanque, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Yanque

A travel blog entry by hannaha

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In the afternoon we visited Yanque, which is partially deserted due to the ´flu that the Spaniards brought with them. We got our first glimpse of the canyon with the terraces built to help with agriculture, and saw the "colcas" themselves, an Inca ...

Flight of the Condors...Last Day in Colca Canyon, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Flight of the Condors...Last Day in Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by splunk

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... the beauty of Colca Canyon is something beyond words...it truly evokes a feeling inside that no picture or words can capture.   Peru is an amazing country, probably the favorite I have been to...you have the canyon country in the south, Machu Picchu ...

Colca Canyon, Yanque, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by mariogandreas

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Etter vekking 05:30 og frokost 06:00 var det avreise til Colca Canyon. Paa veien dit kjoerte vi innom mange ulike landsbyer og utsiktsposter og fikk sett enda mer av den enorme naturen. I en av de smaa landsbyene fikk vi ogsaa holde en kjempestor oern. ...

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