Travel Blogs from Chivay, Peru

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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 ...

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 - 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 ...

aaaahhhh...warm shower, Chivay, Peru travel blog

aaaahhhh...warm shower

A travel blog entry by hdtravels

... view. No amount of Coca tea, leaves or candy could have helped. The last stop before our hotel was a local restaurant in Chivay. It was a buffet style and they served all the traditional foods...again Mike had alpacha...I stuck to chicken and fish.  ...

Colca Canyons, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyons

A travel blog entry by earlybird

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... hoechsten Punkt der Fahrt mit 4900m angehalten und auch noch ein bisschen Japanese Time oder auch Fotozeit gehabt. Als wir in Chivay, der groessten Stadt der Canyons, angekommen sind, haben wir unser kleines aber relativ feines Hotel bezogen. Es war ...

0703-Chivay, Chivay, Peru travel blog

0703-Chivay

A travel blog entry by ypschool

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Arequipa and beyond, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and beyond

A travel blog entry by thieringsabroad

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... waiting on them each time, tut tut. We then drove further and reached the little town, where we would be staying the night - Chivay. It is strange to think that people can live in such a barren landscape, surrounded by a canyon and not much farm land. ...

Condor sightings in the Colca Valley, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Condor sightings in the Colca Valley

A travel blog entry by kellyham

... , which was nice, even though it was freezing outside of the pool. Afterwards, we went to a dinner and dance show in Chivay. The food wasn't good but the show was great, it was traditional Peruvian dance. I loved their traditional outfits, so ...

Day 1 of Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Day 1 of Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by broony79

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... bus over a mountain peaking at 4800m above sea level. It was laidened with snow, especially on the southern side. We stopped at Chivay for yummy breakfast. Our next stop was Mirador Cruz del Condor. A view point where we saw several condors. On that flew ...

Cañón del Colca - sydlige Peru, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Cañón del Colca - sydlige Peru

A travel blog entry by hellejakob

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Off to see the Condors, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Off to see the Condors

A travel blog entry by redheadpeter

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... the zig zag road into the river valley. This was beautifully green, with lots of terraces and farming. Unfortunately as we arrived at Chivay it started to rain and there was nothng to do after lunch except wander around a small market under cover. We were ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by kbrasso

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... again the pictures will be uploaded shortly i promise. We caught the public bus to a small town near the canyons main entry called Chivay, after a local lunch we had a nice 4 hour hike down the goat track (well actual donkey tracks), it was quite hard ...

Chivay, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Chivay

A travel blog entry by darko-na-putu

Colca ...

Kondore über dem zweitgrößten Canyon der Welt, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Kondore über dem zweitgrößten Canyon der Welt

A travel blog entry by grassipat

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Tags darauf hieß es wieder einmal um halb 4 Uhr morgens aufzustehen um mit dem lokalen Bus bis zum Mirador Cruz del Condor (Kreuz des Kondors) zu fahren. Dieser Mirador ist eine Aussichtsplattform mit einem gigantischen Ausblick auf den Colca Canyon, ...

Birdwatching is not a cool hobby, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Birdwatching is not a cool hobby

A travel blog entry by leannecromie

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Cruz del Condor They say the early bird catches the worm, but the early birdwatcher catches nothing but one photo. As it turns out, the condors whose wingspan can reach a massive 3 metres wide are hard to appreciate when they look the size of a ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by gabrielatoperu

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... met traditionele kleren te zien waren. Echt super tof! We hebben de canyon bezocht, en zijn daar wat gaan hiken. We hebben in Chivay (stadje daar in de buurt) ook meteen carnaval mee kunnen pikken! Echt super tof! In de avond pakte we weer de bus terug ...

The bird is the word, Chivay, Peru travel blog

The bird is the word

A travel blog entry by marrre

... become the victims of a tummybug. Nevertheless, our guiding star determinatedly ascended, past 4800 and down into Colca valley, where Chivay, the main village of the region, and likewise our destination awaited.Next on the agenda was to swim in the ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by burles

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Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by sfiorenza

... by these very poor areas, my guide explained that in the 80s, many people from Cusco, Puno and other cities in Peru moved to the outlying areas of Arequipa to get away from the Shining Path, a Maosit guerrilla group.  North of Arequipa, ...

Colca Valley, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Valley

A travel blog entry by fnasse

The Colca Valley and Canyon is a marvellous sight. On old Inka-land, featuring many remote details from the time, Colca is much more than a journey back through history. It also has the world's deepest Canyon and you can spot condors flying by. Story ...

Trekking the Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Trekking the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by hilary_todd

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... a local family had put together. We also tried Chicha here (a drink of fermented corn that is extremely popular and traditional in Peru). It was disgusting. From here it was onto the 'Oasis’, a very strange tourist resort at the bottom of the ...

Reaching New Heights, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Reaching New Heights

A travel blog entry by littlefixie

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... drive to Chivay, which is an indigenous community located in the bottom of the Colca Valley. It was around a 3 hour drive to Chivay, however we stopped many times along the way. Along the roadside the landscape quickly changed from desert, to more rocky ...

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