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South Rim Kaibab Trail

Backpacking the Grand Canyon

We were looking for a challenging outdoor adventure, but we knew we didn’t exactly have the experience to do it safely on our own.  Once we decided on our destination, the Grand Canyon, we began researching guided hikes and camping. The Grand Canyon The Grand Canyon is a World Heritage Site which encompasses 1,218,375 acres […]

Arequipa cañon del colca

Photo of the Day: Colca Canyon Peru

Colca Canyon is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru. It is located about 100 miles (160 kilometers) northwest of Arequipa. It is more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the United States at 4,160 m. However, the canyon’s walls are not as vertical as those of the Grand Canyon. […]

Photo of the Day: View From Cruz del Condor

Cruz del Condor or The Condor’s Cross is a popular view point of the Colca Canyon, which is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon. If they are lucky, visitors can observe many condors flying over their heads from this view point. Colca Canyon is found near Arequipa, Peru where most tours to the canyon […]

Photo of the Day: A Peruvian Boy And His Puppy

This photos was taken near Cruz del Condor overlooking Colca Canyon near Arequipa, Peru. This little boy was very excited about his new puppy. He was struggling to keep a tight hold on the puppy but with a big smile on his face. With his parents permission I snapped this shot of him.

Photo of the Day: The Mule is Mans Best Friend in Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru.  It is located about 100 miles northwest of Arequipa.  The canyon is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the United States at 4,160 m.  However, the canyons walls are not as vertical as those of the Grand Canyon.  When we finished […]

Photo of the Day: Climbing Rocks in Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon was our first trip together. This was a 5 day camping trip where we hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. It still is one of our most memorable trips. We booked our trip through Grand Canyon Field Institute, which we highly recommend. In this picture Jason is sitting at the […]

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