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A: Our last weekend in Peru we took a bus tour to see Colca canyon - the worlds second deepest canyon at almost 10,500 feet deep - twice as deep as the Grand Canyon. The highest road pass was at 16,500ft above sea level which was the highest we had been so far. One of the passengers suffered mild altitude sickness during the trip. It was a “ …
Wir unternahmen einen 2-Tages-Ausflug in den 'Colca Cañon', der 100 km von 'Arequipa' entfernt ist. Der 'Colca Cañon' ist mit 3.191m der tiefste Canyon der Welt.
Gegen 8:00 Uhr wurden wir von unserem Hotel abgeholt und machten uns gemeinsam mit Tessa und Rob auf den Weg. Um die Höhenunterschiede gut zu überstehen, tranken wir Coca-Tee und …
... we all rushed through our breakfast.
Still, made it to Cruz del Condor before the action began so
just as well as much warmer on the bus. Woolly hat on I loitered by the rock
with one young condor to wait for take off – another eventually came but then
both were slow to head off – meanwhile the others were cruising below and much
further down the valley, well out of range.
Typically, one flew back overhead just as the bus to Chivay was
... hopefully photograph them. We head off to a local restaurant and enjoy the food and Cervasa. Too early to rest and back into the pool to clear the dust from us. There is an awful lot of dust in this desert. We spend the morning at an ancient burial ground which unfortunately has been disturbed by grave robbers over the years. At least there is security now but the artefacts and mummies from over 2000 years ago are incredible. Quite a few have hair ...
... going as it needed careful foot placement
and all your muscles to prevent slithering down the path.
A few condors flew by en route which was great but otherwise
pretty sparse vegetation and no animals.
Was taking it really steady but even so only a couple of the
groups caught up by the bridge at the bottom, some 3 hours later. Asked one of
the guide the best route, as there were various paths from there, to ...