Category: Peru

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Chivay : First Glimpse of Colca Valley

My husband bought me a Peru travel book for Christmas one year. I planned and re-planned my trip to Peru over and over again with this book. I had many of the typical sites...

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Peru Road Trip Part 2 : Arequipa to Chivay

The trip from Arequipa to Chivay took us through the western side of Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reservation and our highest elevation of the entire trip. This pass hits 4910 m or over...

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Peru Road Trip Part 1 : Leaving Arequipa

Peru Road Trip After two days in Arequipa, we were ready to continue our journey in Peru to the Colca Valley.  We would be making a long road trip, about 3-4 hours, from Arequipa...

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Arequipa – The White City

With an early morning flight from Lima, we were off on our first adventure in Peru!  I had been planning this trip for almost 15 years, and, if I’m honest, I was still in...