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Arequipa & the Colca Canyon

After Lima, we flew into Arequipa, another major city in Peru. It was very similar to Lima, but maybe just a little less developed. We got to try some interesting food here too. One Peruvian delicacy is called ‘Cuy’ (Guinea Pig). It tasted very much like KFC, but was mentally challenging because you’re still eating a cute little guinea pig. Arequipa is over 3 km in altitude, so altitude sickness is a common occurrence in

Top 10 Things to See in Peru

And now for the top 10 things to SEE in Peru… Lima Lima is the capital of Peru and also the largest city, with a population of almost ten million. Although there is so much to see and do in this city, we used it mainly as a starting and finishing point in our travels. Most, if not all, flights in and out of the country go through Lima so