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... which had a bus available that night going to Cusco... Woohoo! So we paid up and decided to explore Puno a bit that afternoon, whilst killing time before our night bus. Puno itself was surprisingly quite nice (we had read/heard the opposite), with nice squares and a few remaining pretty colonial buildings. We ate in some nice restaurants and cafés with good wifi (ohhh how it was nice to be back in the land of decent wifi after Bolivia)... Basically, Peru felt immediately ...
... to stay at the convent or leave and bring shame to their families. The majority stayed. Once a fully fledged nun, they would have their own house which included a bedroom, kitchen and room for servants. The nuns would either live on their own or share with their cousins. Their families would support them in the convent providing them with everything they needed from sewing materials to pottery. When the nuns died, everything they were given remained in the ...
... White City". Arequipa is the gateway to the Colca Canyon and is our acclimation point for for the higher elevations of 12000 to 16000 feet that we will be experiencing in the next few days. The Plaza de Armas is the main gathering area of historic Arequipa. The square is anchored by the Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa on one side and arched Spanish colonnades of shops and businesses on the other 3 sides. This is the ...
... our arms around each other
and stumbling after Roxanna out of the restaurant and, presumably, to our hotel
and our showers and our beds.
Abruptly, she turned left into a parking lot.
“How nice”, we thought, following silently
behind our leader, “she’s driving us home, even though it’s only about 4
blocks. She must be able to tell how
tired we are. She must be impressed with
... are excited to spend our last two days here. Today we visited Museo de Juanita which has the body of Juanita, the 12 year old girl who was an Incan sacrifice that was found in 1995. All the artifacts were incredibly well preserved and beautiful. Juanita was so well preserved you could still see her skin, muscles and even her joints in her ...