K'Uychi Punku Hostal
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Ollantaytambo Apr 18 The minibus was partially filled and we sat inside waiting for the last few seats to be occupied before we left Cuzco for Ollantaytambo. One lady was particularly impatient but she was English speaking and the locals tried to ignore her. She claimed that she had just travelled for 24 hours but because she was so obnoxious, she …
... etc. Obviously the big stones were retrieved from a quarry several kilometers away, dragged across a path uphill. Amazing what people can do without modern machinery. Provided they had no help from the gods. After the visit we have a pizza while waiting for the train to Agua Caliente, the actual Machu Picchu village. Plenty of time. It is nice to walk across the rails among the trains to find the right one. It adds to the experience of local transport in ...
... to Machu Picchu. Also, my friend West from when I was in Northern Peru stayed there for a while at a campsite and highly recommended both the campsite and the area. When we got off the bus we were pleasantly surprised by Ollantaytambo. Not only is it a beautiful little town in the middle of a mountain valley, but there were impressive ruins surrounding us in all directions on the mountainsides and the climate was beautiful; sunny skies with a little cloud coverage ...
... we were going to stop for breakfast. That took a bit longer as they had some of the roads in town shut down due to parades and such. Not to mention that driving on the cobblestone type roads winding and winding made some of us very car sick. We ended up exiting the bus and walking to our breakfast stop.
The breakfast was a buffet in a small open air type restaurant. It was good to get some food and ...
... of the world. The sun hadn’t risen over the
mountains as yet, but we had a clear view down to Machu Picchu, with mist
surrounding the mountains. It was stunning.
After a group picture we headed down to Machu Picchu, where more
spritely, clean people were passing us in the other direction…those that had
arrived by bus to Machu Picchu that morning. Cheaters!! We had another group photo
in a prime spot in front of the ruins and the famous ...