Loreto Boutique Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... his heavily-accented, campesino Spanish.) I wondered how his 2-toothed smile could handle the carne he was so excited about. We reached Tapay after an hour and a half and, sure enough, were lucky to find somewhere to stay as everyone had come to town for the festival.
Partying is a big part of Peruvian culture. The lonely planet emphasises this and I will confirm it. Women adorn themselves in beautiful, intricate outfits ...
... of the Incas, this was a religious holiday, but now it's more of a theatre representation. Due to the Inti Raymi festival being on there were a heap of children dressed up in these amazing costumes, and this also meant a heap more people were in town. Lucho took us around some of the sites and showed us some of the safe places to get money changed (some people will use fake money), he showed us some of the walls around the street that were made by the Incas. Carved all by hand ...
... of hand sanitizer to go around.
For dinner, Jay dined on the Peruvian cuisine of Cuy, which is guinea pig. It was actually good and well seasoned with one of the typical Peruvian herbs, huacatay. A picture is worth a thousand words, so just check out the picture of his dinner. It was half a guinea pig, head, teeth, claws and all. I stayed safe and went with chicken. The texture was very different from ...
... out of Cusco, past the airport, and then into the countryside. We stopped at the Inca gates, the same ones that I stopped at in January when I did the Rio to Cusco, but this time we had a guide. The guide explained that this was one of the main Inca trails leading out of Cusco. The gate was built by the people who lived in the area before the Incas but then it was expanded on by the Inkas. You could definitely see the difference in the structure between the ...
... sure I had done something awful so stopped and had a look at the damage. Aside from some fairly major swelling and pain if I twisted my foot it seemed to be ok. So I pulled up my sock and carried on, all be it a bit more slowly and carefully.
So then it is only right that I share a bit of info about Macchu Pichu, not that there is a whole lot really known for sure! It is thought that it was built by the Inca’s between 1438 and 1472 as an estate ...