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Aug 31, 2013 - Colca Canyon

There was a buffet lunch with a great selection of Llama, rice, pasta and salad dishes. Most importantly there was amazing passionfruit juice. There are always street stalls where ever you walk- today I sampled chocolate on skewers. I got a plesant supprise to discover a strawbeery in the middle. So far my stomach has held up to local food, I´m confident it will continue. After the drive back I refreshed myself by jumping into the hotel´s pool. It´s cool temperature definately woke me up. It didn´t stay in longer than 2 mins. The most...

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May 16, 2009 - Colca Canyon

The Colca Canyon runs between the tiny mountain villages of Chivay to Cabanaconde, and is a deep canyon also known as the 'Condor' Canyon. Chivay is where we laid our hats for the night... This canyon is reportedly the deepest in the world, thought to be twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the USA. What brings increasingly more visitors each year, in addition to the awesome sights, are the Andean condors. Although rare around the world, here in Colca Canyon, we were lucky enough to spot at least 10 at fairly close range as they floated on...

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