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... where we watched the Andean Condors majestically gliding from their perches into the canyon. Three metres wingspan, they're big units. They're also bleeding difficult to capture on camera, so I now have several shots of a wing, or a tail, or just blue sky.
I am back in my favourite Peruvian city of Arequipa now, until tomorrow night when we take another overnight bus journey. To Cuzco. Should be horrendous. The bus, not Cuzco, that should be ...
... large number of staff, we gave up.
We had dinner at TGI Fridays. Yes, I know it seems silly to go to Lima and eat in an American chain restaurant, but the reality was we needed to be able to read the menu. Our waiter spoke excellent English and was able to advise me on a tasty Peruvian dish. I had 'lomo saltado', a beef dish with onions, tomato, chili and a black sauce accompanied by a blue margarita (can't remember the name it). Jas got the ribs.
... a mixture of middle class suburbs and areas of terraced agriculture. We passed by the country house of the founder of Arequipa then stopped at an historical house which had water driven grain mill. Here there were some animals to check out including a vicuņa and a fighting bull. In Arequipa there is a tradition of bull fighting, but ...
... if it erupted now, it would only take to 15 seconds to wipe us out. We then were taken and shown an old school which use to be used for the wealthy, which is now just used as a tourist attraction with a few cafes setup inside it. It was then off to the supermarket to grab some food for tomorrow before we got back to our rooms. I was so tired I just wanted to hit the bed and sleep but it was only 6:30, but as everyone ...
Our bus from Cusco was due to take 21 hours, and it took a little longer in the end, thanks to the immense Lima traffic. Unfortunately, on the morning of Tuesday 21st, Jayna developed a migraine. Painkillers were swiftly administered and ensured that the worst of the migraine didn't develop. Jayna slept most of the 21 hours of the bus journey. Ken used his time wisely, learning some Spanish, finishing his book and playing some games. This time, the bus ...