In my previous posts, I’ve written about my trip to Peru, including the journey towards Colca Valley. Colca Valley has been described as “the valley of wonders” and I completely agree. As we traveled from Arequipa to the Colca Valley, we experienced views of farming villages that looked like pieces of a beautiful puzzle set in the distance.
Good evening everyone! I thought that I would pick up from my previous post about Peru and talk about our journey to Colca Valley; a region which, at its highest point, is 16,100 ft above sea level. This was one of the most difficult parts of the trip for me because I am not used to being in such high altitude. As we climbed higher and higher up the mountains, I felt myself feel slightly ill. The air was extremely thin and I found myself momentarily gasping for air.
However, the bus journey was half the fun! We’d be sitting on that bus for hours watching the scenery change from desert to snow-capped mountains. Continue reading “Sometimes the journey is as good as the destination”