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... to be added when I next have access to a desktop computer) will help. In all the hour and a half we were there we encountered no more than 20 other visitors and so it was a rare joy to be able to photograph what you wanted with absolutely nobody to spoil the view. Then, in the small gift shop whose income helps support the convent, we just couldn't resist a crib set of figures in the Andean style, complete with llama in place of a camel. ...
... Sadly most of them were closed, but I managed to find a barber who would cut my hair. He did a superb job and all for the equivalent of £4. I suppered at the same restaurant as the previous day, but somehow the meal wasn't as good. Karen caught up with me and ate there and she agreed it wasn't up to the same standard, so we guessed it must have been a different chef. The following day we took the bus to La Paz. The journey is not very spectacular except for ...
... on the bus at 1.30 to Ica to do a wine and pisco tasting tour. The tour was free as part of our hop on hop off bus pass and it was okay but they group was too big! After our tour we were back on the bus on the way to Nazca. Along the way we stopped off at the viewing tower of the Nazca lines. It was nearly 6 by the time we got to the top and the sun was already starting to set so the sun was in a really bad place for ...
... corn drink and then a maracuaya sour, a Pisco based drink.
We met Andy and Carlee back at Plaza de Armas and went for a sandwhich at Mammut and discussed our tour options for Colca Canyon. After talking with two agengies we ended up booking with more expensive Colca Trek as it was a different type of itinerary. Instead of early starts and 3 days of walking, ...
... a four hour, smelly, hot bus to the town of Yanque, near Colca Canyon where we would be trekking (self-guided) for the next few days. Yanque had about the same facilities as a very small Aussie country town -a corner shop, a few places to stay, a tiny cafe (best coffee so far in South America!) and a church (in place of the pub that would be present in the Aussie town). It wins over Aus though because there was a baby llama, baby alpaca and a puppy in ...