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Dec 4, 2005 - Colca Canyon Dec. 2 to Dec. 4

Friday, December 2, 2005: While in Arequipa we took a weekend trip to see Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world. At nearly 11,000 feet deep, the canyon is more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon. There were many organized trips out of Arequipa to the canyon, which was only a few hours away, but we decided to go on our own instead of with a tour. We figured we would have more flexibility in our plans and could save a little money. We took the local bus to the small pueblo Cabanaconde, just a top the canyon. When we...

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