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... of other Peruvian cities. Because of this, there really isn't that much to do, except for one thing, which is to walk around the Monastery that has been restored and open to the public to see inside the very private lives of the nuns that still live there. The monastery is huge and full of bright, block colors, patterned tiles, and paintings from different eras that have all withstood the test of time. Not to mention all the different flowers ...
... and cooked a healthy portion of spag bol (without the meat.. meats expensive for a traveller haha) before hitting the sack for an early night.
Half of our hostel and luckily 90% of our dorm were up at 2.30 am to get ready for various trips. Our trip consisted of a two day hike with one over night stay in the valley of the canyon. Others had opted for the three day version which was the same amount of walking but spread out (light weights).
In the lobby ...
... interesting lunch of avocado salad, mashed potato and rice.
At about 1.30 pm we thought we’d better start back up the old hill, considering how far it was and how steep, and we bought a second bottle of water to help us on our way. It was a long way. At first, the sun was out and it was hot and thirsty work – we finished the first bottle of water in 15 minutes! We hid under a rock for another ten, and when we emerged ...