Hostal Inti Wasi - Plaza de Armas
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Inti Wasi - Plaza de Armas Cusco
Right next to the main square, wonderfully helpful staff, who are helpful in regards to altitude sickness, coca tea, breakfast and where to go get some dinner. Beautiful looking hostel aswell.
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May 11. 2008
Our tour to Machu Picchu returns us back to Cuzco. We've also returned to the Inti Wasi Hostal and we'll spend three nights here. Now we'll have time to see more of this fascinating city. Before the Spanish conquest this was the capital of the Inca Empire. The Spanish built on the foundations of the Inca buildings, …
May 8, 2008
Today we traveled on a tour to Cusco. We could have traveled on a direct non-stop bus cheaper and faster but decided to take a tour which made several stops at points of interest on the way. We paid 210 soles for two tickets from Inka Express. Our first stop was the Lityc Museum at Pukara which has interesting …
... from the Incan travel tradition. The Incans would travel and each person would carry another ingredient of the dish. At the end of the evening, they would serve the dish with all of the ingredients they had carried on their journey. The ingredients include a corn tortilla as its base, with guinea pig, chicken, a kind of jerky, and sausage on top of kernels of gold. Then comes a slice of cheese, a Spanish omelette ...
... as the gates opened at 5.30am and sprinted up to the top of the site to get empty views across the city.
I think I had always thought it would be a let down finally getting here - the iconic Machu Picchu has such hype around it. But do you know it was so much better and more impressive than I ever thought it would be.
The Spanish never found it - kept secret shrouded in the mist on the mountain top, surrounded by sheer cliffs and high ...
... the end! Waking up at at 3am to walk in the dark with head torches to the check point. To then wait for an hour and a half for it to open. But it's okay because we got a good space in line ;) Champagne on arrival at Machu Picchu thanks to our guide Jeiko and wow what a place. The views were alright too ;) I felt on top of the world. Now please. A shower!!! Glad I did it. Would i do it again?... 4 days. 27 hours walking. 300,000 steps. Highest altitude dead woman's pass 4216m. ...