South America, Peru, part2


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Peru, Arequipa - main square Peru, Arequipa - main square Peru, Arequipa - main square Peru, Arequipa - main square, church with very colonial fasade
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Mountains on the way to Colca canyon Vulcano on the way to Colca canyon (was Juanita killed on this mountain?) Inca bridge (arch) and the modern one, near the hot springs - late afternoon. Sunrise, a quick cup of tea and I start hiking to the canyon
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Colca canyon - trying to find the way down Colca canyon - at sunrise Colca canyon - cowboys near the canyon Colca canyon - finally I walk this path seen there, but in the oposit direction (twice).
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Colca canyon - inca terraces, and down - kind of green oasis. (this is one kilometer down) Colca canyon. I didnt expected that I will soon pass almos all those paths Colca canyon. Indian climbing up - almost at the top Colca canyon. Green paradise - down
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I visited all this villages one kilomenter down there Colca canyon. A moment of rest during descending Colca canyon. Up stream Colca canyon. Up stream
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Colca canyon. On the way down I met the people climbing up. Colca canyon. serpentines leading down (Do you see horses?) Colca canyon. 1000 meters to climb Suspention bridge at the bottom of the Colca canyon
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Buliding the new suspention bridge at the bottom of the Colca canyon Suspention bridge at the bottom of the Colca canyon Cimbing the other bank of the canyon (another 1 km up) Cimbing the other bank of the canyon (another 1 km up) - many times I lost the way
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Village on the other side of the canyone. No car can reach this point. Everything was brough in the backpacks Village on the other side of the canyone. No car can reach this point. Everything was brough in the backpacks With this small path on the other side - I was descending today in the morning Way down from the village - to the rest of the world
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Sometimes there was something more comfortable in the background from left to right - walls of the Colca canyon A village in the canyon. This was a national holiday A village in the canyon. This was a national holiday
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Colca canyon - a village The last green bush on the picture - this is where I was going to sleep tonight A paradise lost - down in colca canyon. Church in the village in the colca canyon