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Even 1.5 days was more than enough in Puno (we found it difficult killing 5 hours on our last day before our 3pm bus out of there, but managed to find an idyllic little courtyard café where we just sat for 3 hours drinking tea and beer. There literally was nothing else worth doing in Puno!), so we were glad when we moved on to Arequipa.
... built from this stone that Arequipa's nickname of "the white city" was derived. Early evening, just when I was heading back to the hostel, sauntering along, this guy started talking to me. Usually, in foreign countries like Peru, I don't really know what to do when this happens. My first instinct is to chat back, as part of the whole point of traveling, in my opinion, is to not only see different places but experience different cultures and meet ...
... done by most of the group while a few caught up with emails and Rick and Wendy spent the afternoon with their "Peruvian son", Manuel and did some purchases to take to Chalhuanca tomorrow. At 7pm most of us went off to the restaurant that Rick had trialled last night. Quite a few of the group tried cuy, guinea pig and were all pretty ...
... that were all about 80 meters high!! And the cows perfectly put the palm trees into scale. Columbia is the most variant country ever and you leave it feeling like you really only scratched the surface as it changes so much everywhere. An iv really only given a pretty brief account of out stay which was about 3 or so weeks, But we really loved it and the columbian people with their immense positivity about everything, especially the tourists. Missing you all Tons of love Xxxxxx ...
... museum (Museo Santuarios Andinos) to meet Juanita, a young Peruvian girl who was sacrificed to the gods during Inka times and buried at the top of Mount Ampato in the mid 1400s. She was approximately 13 when she died but unlike most mummies in Peru, was remarkably well preserved. According to Angelina, our excellent guide, her good condition, being frozen and not embalmed, allowed scientists to examine her stomach contents (she had eaten vegetables and drunk beer ...