Travel Blogs from Chivay, Peru

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Canyon  Colca valley, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Canyon Colca valley

A travel blog entry by rien

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... (soroche genaamd).  Onderweg allerlei prachtige vergezichten waar je mond werkelijk van openvalt. Na aankomst in het kleine plaatsje Chivay, dat op ruim 3500 meter ligt, check ik in bij hotel Anita. Een basic maar schoon hotelletje dat aan het ...

Stars, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Stars

A travel blog entry by tannoreth

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... a group of German children. It makes you feel rather left out. After passing though a few villages (rather touristy things) we ended up at Chivay where we were to spend the night. I stayed at a small hotel a few blocks from the Plaza des Armas. I walked ...

Puno-Chivay, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Puno-Chivay

A travel blog entry by kev1875

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... Cañhaus for sandwich and Muña tea with great views of the volcanos, which I now can't mind the name off. Arriving in Chivay, the hotel was the most basic I had been in and freezing. One night only though. It was only a short ride away from 'La ...

Colca Canyon Is a Go, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon Is a Go

A travel blog entry by janet306

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So it turns out that the earthquakes occurred two days before our hike and some of the path down was blocked by debris. Louise decided to skip this hike and the remaining five decided to go anyway. If the path was too dangerous we would turn back. ...

Condors and Altitude..., Chivay, Peru travel blog

Condors and Altitude...

A travel blog entry by pyrosurfer

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Leaving Arequipa behind on the 12th, we began the climb up into the Andes, towards Chivay and the neighbouring Colca Canyon with a massive depth of 4160 metres. Trouble is, being that depth, I had to travel up to over 4500 metres to get there... For about ...

Day Three - Chivay, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Day Three - Chivay

A travel blog entry by olive_22

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... feel bad. I know they are poor and I would love to buy something from every one of them but it's impossible. When we arrived in Chivay we checked into our hotel, The Colca Inn. It was pretty nice place for the price and only a short walk to the plaza. ...

The Colca Canyon, it´s twice the canyon yours is., Chivay, Peru travel blog

The Colca Canyon, it´s twice the canyon yours is.

A travel blog entry by thetank

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... and looked and some llamas and alpacas, and there are a few good view points that we stopped at too. It´s about 4 hours to Chivay. I was the only American going. It appears that most Americans go straight to Cusco and start drinking. As much as I´ve ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... points to look at llamas, alpacas and vicuna as well as some spectacular scenery of active and dormant volcanoes. We reached Chivay at lunchtime and enjoyed a buffet of local dishes some of which were delicious. After lunch we were dropped off at our ...

Colca Canyon and its Condors, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon and its Condors

A travel blog entry by cgassauer

... for a long drive to Arequipa. On the way we stopped at 4800m for our highest toilet break ever ;-). When we arrived at Chivay we directly went to the hot springs where we became the tourist attraction as we founded a massage line while enjoying the ...

Cańon del colca, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Cańon del colca

A travel blog entry by tif_tacks

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Cocla canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Cocla canyon

A travel blog entry by katrin.renneke

Colca ...

condors and hot springs!!, Chivay, Peru travel blog

condors and hot springs!!

A travel blog entry by jemmatm

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 went to Colcoa Canyon and the town of Chivay to see the condors and experience the hot springs – which were awesome!! the scenery was impressive – but watching the condors soar on the air currents was truly breathtaking.   ...

The Colca Canyon: Volcanoes, Camelides and Condors, Chivay, Peru travel blog

The Colca Canyon: Volcanoes, Camelides and Condors

A travel blog entry by dimps99

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... the barren Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve and the rarefied air of the Patapampa Pass (4,910m), before dropping sharply into Chivay (3,630m). From hereon it was bumpy and dusty "roads" connecting Chivay to the other towns in the valley – ...

Mountain Biking and Condors in the Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Mountain Biking and Condors in the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by hannahwills

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... - and ate about 10m away from local Llama´s and alpaca´s - the big farming/tourist deal in the area. After a 3 hour descent into Chivay  - I was ready to get my creaking back and sore butt off that bike seat - and eat some real lunch! Our guide ...

8 Saturday, Arequipa, Chivay, Chivay, Peru travel blog

8 Saturday, Arequipa, Chivay

A travel blog entry by lisaraewyn

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... woollen goods which are good value. We see Chivay town in the distance sitting prettily a little lower than our highest point. Chivay is 150km from Arequipa and we arrive about 2:30pm. The first part we drive through seems partially deserted and semi ...

Gettin High in the Andes, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Gettin High in the Andes

A travel blog entry by globetreker

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Colca Canyon - Canyons, Cuy and Alpaca, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon - Canyons, Cuy and Alpaca

A travel blog entry by solskjaer20

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... the text and havent saved the bloody file anywhere! So Ill have to go from memory as to what happened here. We arrived in Chivay and dumped our gear in the office at the terminal and took the local bus out to the Colca Canyon and the viewpoint where we ...

COLCA CANYON!!!!, Chivay, Peru travel blog

COLCA CANYON!!!!

A travel blog entry by frances.bates

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Hey guys! Ive just got back from an overnighter at the Colca Canyon up in the Andes.  My first taste of altitude. We left Arequipa at 8.30am, arriving at Pinchollo around 3pm.  Most of the road was the worst gravel, windy, dusty, bone ...

Are we there yet?!, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Are we there yet?!

A travel blog entry by palice

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... we´d had so far while in Peru. We managed to sleep a little on the bus, but arrived for breakfast at around 6:30 in Chivay - a small town within the Colca Canyon region. Not the most impressive breakfast by a long way, but what do you expect when it is ...

Chivay, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Chivay

A travel blog entry by guycann

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E. I. Chalhuanca, what a community spririt, Chivay, Peru travel blog

E. I. Chalhuanca, what a community spririt

A travel blog entry by wendy.batey

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... Percy has promised to look into provision of at least some investigation by the students into what options exist in Arequipa and Chivay and how students can apply.  The kids knew absolutely nothing even though some of them are thinking they might ...

Jesus is my guide, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Jesus is my guide

A travel blog entry by sacolargo

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... as my guide. He later told the group that he was also our spiritual guide for the trip. He was excellent. We arrived in Chivay in early afternoon and were first taken to a restaurant that served a buffet of many Peruvian foods. This included ceviche of ...

En route vers Colca canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

En route vers Colca canyon

A travel blog entry by mldc

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... et nos infusion de mate coca. Nous avons vu en liberté 3 cervidés : lamas alpagas et vicunas. Arrivés à Chivay ville désertique nichée dans un "trou" entourée de montagnes volcaniques et sablonneuse. C'est très sec. ...

Chivay, Colca canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Chivay, Colca canyon

A travel blog entry by illestib

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 Arequipa-ból indultunk délelőtt Chivay nevű faluba...érkezés után rögtön zenélésbe kezdtünk a hotel tetején, csodálatos panoráma mellett. A szemben lévő domboldalon a szokásos növényzetbe nyírt kereszttel... Majd a ...

So deep it looks deceiving., Chivay, Peru travel blog

So deep it looks deceiving.

A travel blog entry by benasma

The condors looked appropriately massive.  Some over 9 feet wide and flew with the grace of the wind.  It was fun and frustrating to try and get a good picture but the presence was remarkable.  Two hikes and feeling the ...

Colca Canyon, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by pandacourtis

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Enjoyable two days to Colca Canyon to watch the Condors flying below in the canyon and above us. Vistas were wonderful on the way there and ...

Colca Canyon Trek, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon Trek

A travel blog entry by jo_and_chris

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... Colca Canyon At 3am on Tuesday we got picked up from our hostel along with Eric, Sarah, Alicia and Ben (newly made friends from Peru Hop) and drove up the mountains, though snow (at a 4910m-high pass), and into Earth's 2nd deepest canyon. After a dismal ...

Altitude, Fireworks, Football and Big Birds, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Altitude, Fireworks, Football and Big Birds

A travel blog entry by kirsty_joe

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As we set off we went to buy supplies of cocoa leaves and other cocoa goods to help with the high altitudes we were facing over the next few days we also stopped off on routes for a cocoa tea. Cocoa is a local remedy to prevent altitude sickness its not ...

Colca Canyon and the thermal springs, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon and the thermal springs

A travel blog entry by rebecca.tongs

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... .  The canyon is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon and at the Cruz del Condor, the canyon is 1200m high. That afternoon some of us headed to La Calera natural hot springs not far from Chivay.  A cocktail in 38C water made for a tough afternoon. ...

Nov 11, 2009, Chivay, Peru travel blog

Nov 11, 2009

A travel blog entry by charlieandmike

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