ViaVia Cafe Ayacucho
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... it was free.
A stop for a big breakfast is needed next
Next the Church of Santa Domingo. There is a lovely triple-arched belfry where heretics were punished.
The finally stop was Museo de la Memoria. It took me so long to find this place, that it was closing for 2 hours for lunch.
So I spent 2 hours lying in the sun at the ...
... is 41st, hence we know poverty and violence all too well ourselves.
In my opinion, Ayacucho is back on track today. It still suffers from low numbers of tourists due to the events of the recent past, but the city and region will rebound and continue to improve economically. Overall health, education, and incomes are improving in Peru and I think much has been learned from the suffering and torment at the hands of an idealism gone ...
... let alone through the thick mud, uphill. We finally made it passed the road block area for the roadworks and knew that we would be able to continue the next day whenever we were ready, and so quickly found a simple room to stay the night in. Thankfully the owner didn't seem to care that we were both covered in mud, as were our bags and bikes. I expect the locals have gotten used to everything being muddy whilst the new road is ...
... this route before but not for ages. We noticed that although we saw about a dozen motorcyclists a day along the Panamerican, we haven't seen any since diverting to the mountain route. Which seems completely backwards, the “off the beaten path” is even more accessible to them and they should have less concerns than we do about getting stuck in the middle of nowhere with no food or water or whatever. We really thought we would see them flying passed us even ...
... lady who took us round lost her husband back in 1983 when the police just burst into her home and took him away. He had not been involved in any political activity at all and she was left with three very small children.
Going up to Ayacucho on the bus we went through a large area of snow and ice. I thought this was strange but asked a Peruvian who told me that we were passing through a mountain pass at 4800m! So not so strange after all....
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsViaVia Cafe Ayacucho
Very creative, nice staff, central location, beautiful restaurant.
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