Travel Blogs from Chivay, Peru

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Tour and Town, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Tour and Town

A travel blog entry by ontyfrench

... van, paid S/.15. back to our hotel, again, she asked me what else? That's Enuff for now, myself walked around of Chivay...really small area. There is nothing to do. Some have tourist travel agencies.  Back to my hotel to get some rest...watched the ...

"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 ...

Activities, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Activities

A travel blog entry by ontyfrench

... I give up....mostly walking and started the raining...I couldn't biking along up hills...been exhausted! Kept walking....for a such hour to Chivay. Arrived at the travel agent to give the bike returned. 3PM! went to nap. Short 30 minutes. At at the ...

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 ...

Heading to see Condors, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Heading to see Condors

A travel blog entry by yayasworld

... ;   Reading my last journal entry, you probably thought Arequipa was beautiful, well it is very beautiful but not as beautiful as Chivay and the Colca Canyon. Chivay is one of the most beautiful places I've seen in my life. Aside from the moist ...

A long drive, Chivay, Peru travel blog

A long drive

A travel blog entry by angelahr

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We have the morning to ourself and spend it chilling. At 12 the bus picks us up from the hotel. We drive to towards Chivay in Colca cannyon. On route we see the volcanoes that surround Arequipa and stop to get egg sandwhichs at a cafe in the middle of ...

Kondore über dem Colca Cañon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Kondore über dem Colca Cañon

A travel blog entry by danielaundfrank

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... wir jetzt keine Fotos... . Macht nichts, laden wir uns eins aus dem Netz ;-). Auf der Rückfahrt nach 'Chivay' genossen wir die außergewöhnliche Landschaft des Canyons. Hier werden auf terassenartigen Feldern Gemüse, Kartoffeln und ...

Puno to Chivay and the Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Puno to Chivay and the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

... the local rodent, the vizcacha, a sort of rabbit-like squirrel with a long thin tail. Spectacular views down the mountain side to Chivay, where we were to stay at the Hotel Pozo del Cielo, just out of the town centre. No hot water for showering! What is ...

Tour Vale do Colca, Vale do Colca - Chivay, Peru travel blog

Tour Vale do Colca

A travel blog entry by marcioazdf

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... e não é droga. Achei muito gostoso o chá da folha de coca e trouxe até um pouco para o Brasil. Chegando em Chivay, uma cidadezinha no meio do vale, pudemos experimentar no almoço a carne de alpaca e depois fomos direto nas piscinas de aguas termais ...

"You are brothers?"

A travel blog entry by namaste32

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... question of the day was definitely ´´Como como?´´ (our way of asking how the hell do I eat this?). The women in Chivay all wore very traditional clothing - layered skirts with tons of embroidery and hats with silver sequins or more ...

Colca: Canyons and Condors, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca: Canyons and Condors

A travel blog entry by stuinamericas09

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... pass where it was snowing! We also learned to tell the difference between Alpacas and Llamas. We then stopped off for lunch at Chivay where I had a delicious Alpaca... We were supposed to go on a trek in the canyon but this was called off due to the poor ...

Cañon de Colca, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Cañon de Colca

A travel blog entry by cacilda

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... lugar. O daqui de Colca imita uma vila.   Falta contar uma coisa: esta noite NEVOU nos picos ao redor de Chivay. Ficamos encantados com a surpresa, mas nos esquecemos que logo depois, ao voltar pela mesma estrada, ficaríamos  tão altos ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by sarah.nicholls

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... I was getting a headache and it was only minimal. I bought a blanket at this lookout/market. Bright blue with some inca designs on it. Cost $60 sol or $20US). We headed back down the mountain into the Colca Canyon and into the town of Chivay ...

Départ pour Le Canyon de Colca, Chivay, Pérou travel blog

Départ pour Le Canyon de Colca

A travel blog entry by ferrandoperou

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... finir de déjeuner... Nous voilà partie pour une visite de nuit des hôtels d'Arequipa et en route (3h00) pour Chivay, la porte d'entrée du Canyon ou nous prendrons le petit déjeuner. Apparemment nous sommes 7 français et deux ...

Arequipa & Canyon Country, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Arequipa & Canyon Country

A travel blog entry by bdsearle

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... and alpacas. We stopped plenty of times to snap photos of the scenery and eventually made it to the pretty little town of Chivay, situated deep in a nice valley right at the start of the Canyon. While the group headed off to the thermal baths I wandered ...

Chivay, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Chivay

A travel blog entry by izzie

Chivay ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by ianandsarah2014

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We wanted to find a tour which:- Broke up the next leg of our journey Visit the jaw dropping Colca Canyon - the deepest Canyon in the world  Could be realistically be classed as a training exercise for Macchu Pichu Had the discomfort of ...

Chivay Day 1, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Chivay Day 1

A travel blog entry by aaronhunt

... and a number of those in the group bought socks, beanies and jackets. I wanted a poncho but they didn't have any. Arrived in Chivay at lunch time and stopped for a buffet lunch. To the hotel after where we unpacked and relaxed for a while. A small walk ...

Chivay Day 2, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Chivay Day 2

A travel blog entry by aaronhunt

... wool products and luckily enough they had a poncho that matched what I wanted. Bought it, very pleased with the purchase. Back to Chivay for another buffet lunch. One of the tour guides we saw in Lima was with his group. Poor bloke got stuck with the ...

Hot time in Colca, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Hot time in Colca

A travel blog entry by mmmike

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... the 3km or so to the hot springs at La Calera in the Colca Valley. We had initially hoped, when planning the trip, to use Chivay as base for a proper trek into the Colca Canyon, with an overnight stay in a refuge but the leg break in October had ruled ...

Colca Canyon - hiking, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon - hiking

A travel blog entry by susanneontour

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Even you don't believe it, I cannot believe it myself. Laura convinced me to hike in the Colca Canyon. The canyon with 4160m depth is deeper than the Grand Canyon in US. We did a two day tour.   It was hard. I would not do it again. But we made it ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by jemima.benson

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... battle altitude on my own. I did buy some coca lollies- they don't taste so much like trees. During a walk around the town of Chivay, a little girl quite dirty, came up and was amazed at first by my braids asking who did them, then she saw my toe nails ...

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