Hotel El Lago Estelar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... We saw one spot that had lots of terraces where they could grow many different types of vegetables due to the microclimates at this altitude. That was the only interesting thing I saw all day. We stopped at a church that the guide tried to build up as this amazing church with beautiful paintings. It was not. It just looked like any ordinary church you would find in a small town like Maca.
We went back ...
... on a mountain 500 years ago. You could see her hair and fingernails. This was pretty interesting, but the museum was closing so we had to go and so went for Mexican food for dinner.
I had found a live flea in my hair earlier in the day, and when we got back to our room I found another one, sparking paranoia and lots of insect repellent being sprayed. We think we may have got them in the jungle.
... through the vacated individual 'cells' of the nuns, "phone booth", a church, a more recent communal kitchen and sleeping quarters. It is often said that the monastry is a city within a city and to an extent this is true, there are even streets named after Spanish cities. The monastery is open in the evening on Tuesdays so we got nice light during the sunset and also saw the place lit by candles and oil lamps.
... that you could pat/feed with bottles :D. After a night in Yanque, we caught a two hour bus to Cabanaconde where the treks start at the top of the canyon. Colca Canyon is the deepest canyon in the world and has a number of small towns within it. There are spectacular views and huge condors can be seen soaring above it. We arrived in the bus later than expected so we decided to walk straight down to Sangalle Oasis (3hrs) instead of going via San Juan ...
... had an early night in preparation for the very early start the next day of 3am!
The day following our return from trekking the Colca Canyon was a relaxing one, but we did catch up with Ally and Chris to try Rocoto Relleno (stuffed pepper), a dish specific to the Arequipa region consisting of a capsicum stuffed with meat, vegetables and cheese...this was delicious! That night we also caught up with Steve, Brenan and Bridgette (from Huacachina) for ...