Travel Blogs from Chivay, Peru

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Chivay: valle, cóndores y calera!! dolor de cabeza, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Chivay: valle, cóndores y calera!! dolor de cabeza

A travel blog entry by malvarado2013

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Todavía seguía malísima de la cabeza, el mal de altura se apoderó de mi. Estaba a una altura que jamás había experimentado en mi vida. Sin embargo, hoy se junto otro problema, el estómago. Me dolía la boca del estómago, pero como quiera me fui ...

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... ...

Flight of the Condors, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Flight of the Condors

A travel blog entry by judelicious.50

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We leave Raqchi early to drive all day across the High Plateau of the Andes, destination Chivay from where we will check out the condors in Colca Canyon. the Andes are spectacular and the highest point of our trip is 4900m asl. Amongst snow capped ...

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 ...

Canon del Colca Jour 1, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Canon del Colca Jour 1

A travel blog entry by orianeko

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... pas le défi de nous griller une clope au sommet. Descente vers la vallée de Colca et passage dans le village / ville de Chivay. C est laid et pauvre et les gens sont désagréables. Nous repartons vite pour arriver a notre hôtel a ...

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 ...

Through the Andes to Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Through the Andes to Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by howardgladstone

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... difficulties.  I started taking a prescription medicine called “Diamox” which seems to help.  Here in Peru, you don't need no prescription, they have their own over-the-counter medicine, Sorojchi Pills, which Ruthi started to ...

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 ...

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