Flying Dog Hostel Cusco
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Good place to spend a few days. Beds are nice, breakfast is decent, internet sucks. Travel agent in hostel can book cheap, fun treks and tours to Machu Picchu.
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... to make plants better suited to the high altitude environment. Each terrace has its own ecosystem. The difference in temperature between the lowest level and the highest level can be as much as 27 degrees!
Our lunch was in the town of Chinchero, which means "town of the rainbows." It is believed to be the birthplace of the rainbow because so many occur in the rainy season. It is also home to many wonderful ...
... and ride off to work, school, or who knows where. The view of the city was also spectacular from this viewpoint. Even though proximity or the representation of Christ through symbols and statues shouldn't create a greater devotion, I felt very close to Him and very grateful .... on top of a mountain with just sky and the warmth of the blinding sun. I'm so grateful that I get to be here for 2 months and experience something completely new every single day. We just took in the view ...
... the face of Pizarro (the leader of the conquistadors) as that of Judas.
The second highlight were the stone retaining walls of Sacsayhuaman. The massive boulders, the largest used anywhere in the Incan territory, made a huge impression and foreshadowed the amazing stone work that we would see over the coming days.
We collapsed in bed by 8 pm (when André finally succumbed to the altitude) and settled in for a fitful ...
... got the adrenaline and nerves pumping. Then you add in Jay's silly upside down antics and positions and it made for a hair raising, fun morning. The final crossing was an elevated tree top suspension bridge constructed from 4 steel cables and timber treads. I made it across the bridge just fine, however Jay managed to break one of the timber treads and in the process of falling put a big gash down the front of his shin. As there was blood pouring from his leg every Tom, Dick ...