Hotel Chincana Wasi - La Casa Escondida

Calle Pumacuro 635, Cusco, Peru | Hostel
Prices starting from $38.00

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Cappuccino's* revenge

A travel blog entry by deborah1212


... curry like dish served with rice. I decide the time has come to order the traditional cuy.
For the uninitiated this is your common or garden variety guinea pig.

It was delicious, like chicken but even nicer. Where is that old hutch Graham built ?

It would appear that good old slow roasted GP with garlic and rosemary is not a good dish for dinner as it is quite rich. Apparently altitude makes food even more difficult to digest.
So all night I ...

Into the Sacred Valley of the Incas!

A travel blog entry by friesendm


... our first encounter with the mysterious stone masonry of this surprising race of Quechuas, erroneously referred to as "Incas". We learned that the Inca was, in fact, the ruler of the people. The race over which he ruled was the Quechua people, still speakers of the most common indigenous tongue in South America - Quechua.

From Sacsayhuaman, we continued into the Sacred Valley, stopping at a cameloid center to learn ...

Salkantay Trek

A travel blog entry by erin_marie


... the altitude & uphill was supposed to be the *******e, but this day was the worst. So long, all day walking, walking walking. We around the back of Macchupicchu Mountain & walked straight to Aguascalientes. Legs done. Macchupicchu More climbing?! So we decided we would walk up to Macchupicchu, not take the bus with the normal ppl, but walk, up stairs for about an hour. Straight up. We were there when the park opened, so we managed to beat the crowds to tour around the ...

Cuzco, Lake Titicaca & the Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by franmullineux


... originally have done their farming and planted crops. Coming down all of the steps to reach the valley floor afterwards was a sobering experience though. The steps were awkward and uneven (especially for my little legs!) and just to imagine having to walk down them in the dark was worrying - at that point I was even more pleased that we had achieved so much the previous day. Lunchtime that day was at the final campsite before Macchu Picchu - where most people stay for the ...

Cobbled Cusco

A travel blog entry by lizemma10


... in use) alongside the river, the stroll was pleasant and easy. We eventually arrived at Agnas Calientes where we were greeted with the most comfortable beds ever! A well deserved hot shower and dinner, before being happily suprised with our train tickets back to Cusco, with a time of 6.45pm. Bedtime it was as we set the alarm for 3.30am.

29th April 2014

A horrendeous 3.30am wake up call and breakfast in the dark as we hunted for bread rolls. We ...

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This hostel, located on Calle Pumacuro 635, Cusco, is near Cusco Cathedral, Hiram Bingham Train, Pre-Columbian Art Museum, and Inca Museum.
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