La Posada del Cacique
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... in the bus station and investigated our option to get to Nazca (10 hours by bus from Arequipa); we decided to leave that evening on an overnight bus to avoid staying an extra night in Arequipa.
Here are Eric’s observations about trekking in the Colca Canyon:
Colca canyon was cool.
Liked going down.
Going up was boring.
Hostel #1 was good, #2 didn’t give us enough food.
I liked having two ...
... going slightly over budget! All us girls hope she had a fantastic birthday in such an unfamiliar place! Yesterday, we did an acclimatisation hike through rural Arequipa which was just beautiful! We got to see the huge mountains and loads of agriculture! We are leaving to Puno in a couple of hours, to prepare for our project! Lots of love, Team 1 P.S. MOST OF US GIRLS TRIED ALPACA STEAK FOR ...
... showed about the Inca practice of sacrifice and about some of the expeditions to find some of the buried mummies. The rest of the tour took us around the museum to look at the various artifacts that were found with three of the mummies that had been found on Ampato volcano, finally finishing with us seeing Juanita. This mummy was discovered in 1995 by Dr. Johan Reinhard. They discovered that the girl likely had travelled from Cusco to the volcano where she was offered to ...
... exploring. Sad that we only had the afternoon/evening to explore this city. Was so nice wandering while the sunset beyond the cobble stone streets.
After a lovely evening we went back to the travel agent and thankfully our luggage was still there safe just like he told us. A pre-arranged taxi picked us up right outside the store front. Our taxi driver was funny, he talked and talked and we attempted to decipher what he was saying. We got some but a lot of it we ...
... roads and old stone houses painted in white, terracotta and a vibrant blue. In its hay day hundreds of nuns used to live there, but nowadays there are only 20 nuns who live in a separate area. We were shown around the area where the nuns in training had to spend 4 years with no contact with the outside world, before they then decided whether to leave the convent or stay for the rest of their lives. We were surprised that they were girls from very wealthy families that could afford to ...