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Very Nice place to stay very clean and the staff is very helpful
Great Sheets by the way !!!!
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... We were constantly reminded of the dangers of these roads. The Peruvians put up little concrete houses about a foot or so high, memorials to those who have lost their lives on these roads. Sometimes there are several grouped together. They have been on all the roads we have travelled, too many to count. The evening was ended by a meal at a beautiful little pizza restaurant. Oscar and his girlfriend answered so ...
... the valley.
Ollantaytambo, itself, is a tiny cobblestoned, Inca planned, village that probably hasn't changed that much in 700 years. What look like roads on a map of the village are in fact small alleyways that can barely have two people walking side by side. This of course adds to the charm and we were happy to walk a few blocks through the 'streets' to Hostel Chayana Wasi. It was a nice little hostel with an owner full of local information that ...
... up lots of steps to reach the top which proved to be rather difficult with the altitude. We were losing our breath very easily. Once at the top, our guide told us some interesting stories about Ollantaytambo. The inca city of Ollantaytambo was pivotal in keeping the city of Machu Picchu hidden from the Spanish conquistadores. As one of the last standing cities during the Spanish conquests, the leader of the Incas at Ollantaytambo saw the Spanish horses as the biggest threat. ...