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... village café/restaurant for yet another uninspiring Peruvian Breakfast, especially for someone who despises egg, which was made up of bread, jam and a selection of teas. After an unsuccessful stop at ‘Condor Point’ to see some rather shy Condors who clearly didn’t get the memo, we finally made it to our starting point on the edge of the Canyon.
Day 1 was mainly consisting of a quad tightening 4-hour downhill hike to the river at ...
... glide around! We eventually made it to the start of the trek. Our group was us 3 and then a french couple and a German women. It quickly became apparent that the German lady was going to be slow....mainly because both soles of her walking boots had come off!!!!! The first day was just a 3 hour walk into the canyon which was quite fine though quite steep and the ground was quite slippy! We eventually made it to our first home for the evening. We ended up playing cards for ...
... sacrifices had been
uncovered. Interesting is that it was the nearby volcano’s eruption that melted
the ice and uncovered her body. The guides here were uni students who do this
job only for their tips and even though I don’t like tipping I did think it was
wrong that we were the only people to tip. We found a nice Turkish restaurant for
tea which did feel a bit strange eating here but we love Turkish food.
Altitude: 2350 Inhabitants: 890,000City which means "Yes, stay!" in the Quechua language stands at an altitude of 2350 metres at the foot of the Misti volcano. Arequipa is known as 'The White City' because of the architecture, that is built out of white volcanic stone. Monastries, churches and buildings dating from the colonial period may be discovered and therefore it is no wonder that the UNESCO nominated Arequipa World Cultural Heritage classification. Its origin dates ...
... food, which may surprise you. It was the entertainment which was basically a couple dancing and whipping eachother, apparently this represented a traditional courtship ritual.
Finally, the next day we make it Colca Canyon. At 4,160 m deep, it is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, and the area around is still inhabited by people of Andean cultures, who still use the pre-Inca stepped terraces for farming. The scenery is beautifully ...