Miskiwasi B & B
Travel Blogs from Yanque
... Grossly based in agriculture and retail... This town is at 3600 m above sea level! Sleeping pretty high tonight!!! We made a quick trip to a hot natural medicinal spring which has a geyser that shoots hot water because of the active volcanoes in proximity! Spent an hour in the hot springs. Super hot and all natural! I had to help another person on the tour with a rolled ankle. An American who thought it was broken! The only thing broken was his ...
... at the crack of dawn, we caught an early bus out of Cabanaconde to popular Cruz del Condor. Some spectators were up at 3am and drove all the way from Arequipa. The scene was worth it though. The condors, like clockwork, swooped out from the rock face, one by one. The exhibitionist birds circled the valley and with a two metre wingspan, it wasn't hard keeping an eye on them. Fifteen in total, half of them taking a recess upon a ledge a few feet from the surrounding tourists, ...
... we got back to the hotel our tour guide was down stairs and she had felt the tremor in her room and got dressed and made her way down to the lobby. Luckily there were no more tremors or quakes. Both of us think that we could have spent more time in Arequipa. This morning we left for Colca Canyon. On the way we pass 4900 metres so for breakfast we have cocoa tea. Also our guide shows us how to mix the cocoa leaves with other herbs to make something like ...
A nice group of people stopped by for lunch so was able to
have a good chat with many of them but they then carried on while I took it
easy. At dusk a group of loud unsociable Frenchies and the rain had started so
it was a drag waited until 7pm for a very average dinner. Was in bed by 8am
having ordered breakfast for 6.30am the next day – knew I would be up early as
cocks and lack of room curtains!
... could see the tourists with their cameras pointed in their direction, they could hear the local women selling clothing and food, but they paid this all no consideration. The two males flew below them, above the cloud cover that flooded the valley below. This was the second deepest canyon in the world, but you wouldn't know it with the level of cloud here today. As the cloud rose the two male condors disappeared, however the female condor had found a ...
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