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TravelPod Member ReviewsEcopackers Cusco
Lovely hostel in an old building, with this inner court and arcades to shelter from the rain. great bar and restaurant, very comfortable beds, regularly a musical night. Great place! Yes I missed one little thing: showers were well warm, except if you had a bad timing: they could be almost cold!
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My first days here, take it calm and easy, we are at 3500 m and clearly I have to get used to the altitude. But i am not the only one, we all do.
The hostel offers free hot water and coca leaves all day, so, like everybody else, I drink my coca tea. I am doing good. Some people wake up at night short of breath, I just wake up with my …
Maandag kwamen we 's ochtends aan op het vliegveld van Cuzco. In het vliegveld was al te merken dat dit dè toeristenplek bij uitstek is. Ik gok dat 90% van de inzittenden bergschoenen aan had en een backpack (of hele grote koffer) bij zich had. Na het beklimmen van de Chimborazo dachten we dat wel wat gewend waren qua hoogte. We hadden het mis. De …
... of starters and coca tea! The next morning, I was still feeling bad - so I stayed in bed and tried to sleep it off. In the afternoon we strolled around town, visited the cathedral. In the evening we went to the briefing for our 6 day trek. We met our guides and the 9 other people on the trek. 7 Americans & 2 Canadians. All the talk was of altitude and the weather. With a 7am pick up, it was another light meal & an early ...
... we have been on!).
So how was it? One day one we kicked off with a fantastic buffet breakfast and were each provided with matching tour group T-shirts (nice touch!). We then drove 3-4 hours through the beautiful Sacred Valley and continued uphill to a 4400m elevation high-pass. It actually began snowing as we shivered our way through our 'bike briefing', slapping on Terminator-type body armours, gloves, shoulder and knee pads and darth-vader type helmets. With ...