Arco Iris del Puente Lodge
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... for the buses to go up up the mountain. We were lucky enough to get straight on a bus without having to queue, had a dream run up the mountain and got into the site straight away. We started up the trail for the Sun Gate, making it to the top, at Peruvian speed, about an hour and a quarter later. The path was covered with rocks and stones and there were patches of steps, usually uneven in height and width. Just before reaching the top we had to navigate ...
... ve arrived, but are you safe from earthquake damage. So I replied oh yeh that, we're fine. So she emails 'I'll give you oh yeh, you're grounded and I'm burning your passport, and (insert inappropriate nickname for Liz) you can stop laughing because you're grounded too' we cracked up. Thanks mum. Haha So we head into town for the bus up the mountain to Machu Picchu. It's windy and bumpy and scary in spots as there's buses going up and down all day. There's ...
... 630 and then started talking about something else. Liz and I both cracked up. It's now 19:45 and we are both snuggled up in bed, in fact I think Liz may even be asleep. We have an early start tomorrow for our ****************est day yet. P.s. I can't be held accountable for most of the photos today as Liz was in control of the camera while I wasn't feeling well. P.p.s. No blue door or red wall today. :( On the plus side I'm feeling loads better and hope to continue to improve ...
... The scenery was breathtaking with sheer cliffs, snow capped mountains, and a variety of flora that became more jungle-like as we neared our destination. By the time we reached the Machu Picchu Pueblo station we were feeling miraculously better as we suspected may be the consequence of descending 3,000 feet. After lunch we were bussed up an impossibly narrow dirt track with frighteningly scary hairpin bends and a sheer drop below. Twenty minutes later we have arrived at Machu ...
... placed bridge straddling a giant cliff like that. The bridge was designed as an alternative passage into Machu Picchu; however, if the logs were cleverly removed from the bridge, no intruders would be able to pass and enter the city.
It was a wonderful day filled with exploration, hard work, and fun. Once we got over the fact that so many other people were sharing similar experiences as us at Machu Picchu, the day became much more peaceful, relaxing, and ...