Travel Blogs from Chivay, Peru

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To Chivay, Chivay, Peru travel blog

To Chivay

A travel blog entry by wadeoliver

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... really show us anything new but did give us some high altitude practice fotr the Inca trail. We had already passed this little dusty town (Chivay) on the way to the canyon and had to return to there for the night, getting in around 300.  No time was ...

Altitude and Condors, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Altitude and Condors

A travel blog entry by thecannons

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... over one of the highest points  of our trip at 4,900m. We passed through various small villages, stopping eventually in Chivay, where we enjoyed the thermo-medicinal baths. Overnight was at the Hotel Collahua, which was empty except for us and ...

Days 17-22: Lake Titicaca to Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Days 17-22: Lake Titicaca to Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by rjcannin

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... and cuts we didn't want to embarrass ourselves or feel the sting. That night we were asleep by 7:30. Day 19: We wandered around Chivay for a couple of hours and grabbed the 12 o'clock local bus to Cabanaconde. So far we see the prices for the local buses ...

Aussie's with Altitude, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Aussie's with Altitude

A travel blog entry by annmennen

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We have spent a lot of time on the road in a minibus. The main roads are generally ok, a bit rough in spots, but we have been on quite a few narrow winding single lane roads which can be a bit unpleasant. Yesterday we went back up to 3900 metres to the ...

Up, Up and A....Vomit, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Up, Up and A....Vomit

A travel blog entry by annmennen

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... and breathlessness. Mike and I had a bit of puffing up the stairs but not really anything else worth mentioning. We headed toward Chivay which included the highest point on our trip - 4950 metres. Along the way (a very long slow, winding road with ...

On the road to Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

On the road to Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by cathy_bianchini

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...  Not sure I would be able to get it in through customs though.....     We arrived at our destination, Chivay, at around 2pm and a few of decided to forgoe the touristy lunch place that had been organised and wandered into the main ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by tamit

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5000m, Chivay, Peru travel blog

5000m

A travel blog entry by chaletaria

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... links to Tiahuanaco culture- the dance means shining warrior conquers the dark). The Collawas group/ tribe/ culture who moved to Chivay/ Colca brought the dance with them c1500BC. Later it was used to celebrate the alliance between Mayta Capac and ...

L'ascension du canyon, Chivay, Pérou travel blog

L'ascension du canyon

A travel blog entry by fallysflorian

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Départ à 5h10 à la frontale (enfin, pas nous, on les a oubliés à Arequipa!). Et c'est parti pour 1100m de montée! Quel plaisir de voir le jour se lever sur les montagnes et le canyon ; d'entendre le chant des oiseaux... ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by mlhampton

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We woke up early to take an 8.30 bus to Chivay, in Colca Canyon. It was a bit of a struggle to get on the bus as it wasn't clear where to go, and we had to go to a booth to pay a exit fee of 50p and go to a separate booth to check in our bags. The journey ...

Condors, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Condors

A travel blog entry by chaletaria

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... starts at Condoramo Crucero Alto (High Condor Cross) in the Andes, through Colca Canyon, over Majes Plain and to the Pacific. Chivay, elevation 3650m is at the mid point. Above Chivay is livestock farming (mainly alpaca and llama), below is terracing. The ...

White men can´t dance, Chivay, Peru travel blog

White men can´t dance

A travel blog entry by escapingthenhs

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... "appreciate and take photos" of alpaca, llama, volcano, rock, valley etc. After some agreeably interesting scenery, we stopped in Chivay for a good-ole all-you-can-eat effort. After some digestion time it was off for our new ...

Ausflug Colca Canyon  - Tag 1, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Ausflug Colca Canyon - Tag 1

A travel blog entry by cbieri

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Heute begann unser 2-Tagesausflug zum Colca Canyon. Man hätte das auch in einen Tag packen können, aber dann hätte man um 3 Uhr abfahren müssen... und da wir genug Zeit hatten, haben wir uns für den 2-Tagesausflug entschieden und fuhren so erst um 8 ...

Second Largest Canyon In The World, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Second Largest Canyon In The World

A travel blog entry by gregandtina

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... approximately 3m (10 feet) from tip to tip. It was quite a sight to see. We were also very lucky on the return bus ride to Chivay, where we spotted a young condor hanging out on a large rock on the side of the road. It was neat to see this huge bird so ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by bananamoozie

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... 'a. However, what we were really looking forward to seeing were the Condors. After a day of driving we arrived in the town of Chivay. After dropping our stuff off at the accommodation for the night we headed to Umaru Spa, a local hot spring. It was built ...

Dirty Pigeons, Arequipa to Chivay, Peru travel blog

Dirty Pigeons

A travel blog entry by jen_kristin

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... , proceded to get ready & pack everything up. We called a cab and headed to the bus station to take a local bus to Chivay. We had not read anything good about the local buses so we were very nervous. Once at the bus station, we passed multiple booths ...

Pedro y Pedro, Chivay to Puno, Peru travel blog

Pedro y Pedro

A travel blog entry by jen_kristin

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... a huge grey eagle on our arms & head and also tried some local fruit (one was a prickly pear). After we returned to Chivay, we ventured down to the square for some luch before meeting our bus. The plaza was packed with a parade. We found a place ...

Canion Colca um dos mais profundos do mundo, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Canion Colca um dos mais profundos do mundo

A travel blog entry by marieherzog

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... que foi a que ficamos e é também a mais bem servida em termos de hotéis,mas a coisa mais interessante é a igreja de Chivay. Apesar de ensolarado durante o dia as noites são geladas, pois Chivay é mais alta que Cusco entorno de 3600m, nós ...

Hot springs & Hey Jude at 3,900m, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Hot springs & Hey Jude at 3,900m

A travel blog entry by liz_h24

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Today has been awesome, it started with breakfast on the terrace in our lovely hotel, then on the bus for our drive to Chivay & the Colca Canyon with our local guide Freddie. First stop was just on the way out if Arequipa to show us the three volcanoes ...

Chivay (All uphill from Arequipa), Chivay, Peru travel blog

Chivay (All uphill from Arequipa)

A travel blog entry by urbanhobo

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... of the trip to Chivay was very scenic. We stopped again and Sylvia found a new friend (see pics) We eventually arrived in Chivay and were dropped at our hotel which was very cool. There were several stone cabins that were typical for the area but fairly ...

"A F**king Big Ridge and Some Birds"

A travel blog entry by lukehoward

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... past every couple of minutes. Queue more photo-taking and ´aaaaw´ing at how cute the baby ones were. Final stop before Chivay: a viewpoint at a heady 5000m to take in the valley and get a good view of three of the big volcanoes that dominate the ...

Colca Valley and the hot springs, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Valley and the hot springs

A travel blog entry by highermessiah

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After our trip to Bolivia we were more than in need of the hot springs that Chivay provided. In the evening a 10 year old boy cooking our food, whilst checking out Daryl's games on his Ipad. ...

Condors, hot springs en Colca Balley!, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Condors, hot springs en Colca Balley!

A travel blog entry by arnout-katrien

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Met kleine bus vertrokken we ´s morgens vroeg vanuit Arequipa met bestemming Chivay. Mooie rit, veel gestopt en een gids die niet kon zwijgen :-) Adembenemende uitzichten, het leken wel postkaartjes.. De busrit begon te lang en te hobbelig te worden, ...

Excursion dans l'altiplano et bains chauds..., Chivay, Peru travel blog

Excursion dans l'altiplano et bains chauds...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... un restau puis check in a l'hotel. Chambre belle et propre et calme.. Thom fait la sieste pendant que je me balade dans Chivay. Rachete de la coca, differente de celle de Cajamarca, plus grosses et plus fraiches, car ce matin nous en avons mache un ...

Cruz del cóndor, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Cruz del cóndor

A travel blog entry by sacolargo

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... were incredible. We saw condors riding the air currents and at one point some came fairly close to us. Riding back to Chivay was just as uncomfortable as the trip up, but ended at a different restaurant with a similar buffet with different typical foods. ...

Deep trouble and achey legs!, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Deep trouble and achey legs!

A travel blog entry by dannyandelly

... up for some reason) where we scoffed scrambled eggs and jam and coffee. Then we got in a bigger minibus which took us back to Chivay, with obligatory llama photo stops along the way and to the amazing 45 degree hot springs which we lolled in for an hour, ...

Trekking Kanion Colca , bus chivay - puno, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Trekking Kanion Colca , bus chivay - puno

A travel blog entry by mbodziony

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... gore prawie bez slonca, jedynie ostanie pol godziny troche przypiekalo. Szczesliwi ze jestesmy juz u gory wsiadamy do busa powrotnego do Chivay, po drodze poraz kolejny zatrzymujemy sie na Cruz del Condor, tym razem nie jest caly w mgle, wiec bylo ...

Chivay, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Chivay

A travel blog entry by izzie

Chivay ...

Day 6 - Chivay - Night, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Day 6 - Chivay - Night

A travel blog entry by seanryan.ie

07/12/2011 9:13 p.m. So tonight we crossed over 4200m into Chivay. Trying to acclimitise to the altitude, you get out of breath so easy. And have a bit of a headache. Visited the thermal baths, then went into the town where they were setting up a festival ...

Back to Arrepiqua and overnight bus to Paracas, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Back to Arrepiqua and overnight bus to Paracas

A travel blog entry by highermessiah

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... , past the mountain worship pyres that continue for endless miles all the way to the Neruli (?) region that takes you into Arequpa. Chivay to Arequipa another 3 hours and we don' t arrive at La Suena until 4.30pm. With only 2 hours in Arequipa we are ...

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