Hotel El Lago Estelar
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... other items. The next stop was to another building which is a community eatery. It works where various ladies cook for a week breakfast, lunch and dinner for up to 150 people and those who come, pay a couple of soles ($1 AUD) to eat two course meals. For the ladies in return they then get credit for their work and receive food for their family in the restaurant for a week. Each day the cooking group go to the market and purchase the day's food and begin cooking. Also in the room ...
... a gradual increase in cars and honking). An old man walking around with a bag of what looked like potatoes was actually selling some sort of fruit that the Spanish speaking lass next to me on the park bench was happy to buy. Things are never quite what they seem, are they?
Once the clock struck 8am, I headed off for some breakfast at a crepe place. A good omelette to kick start the day! Said place was also conveniently located near Santa Catalina monastery - another score! I ...
... see nor hear the city. We opt out of dinner tonight and instead head straight "home" and continue our pattern of falling asleep before 10:00pm. This is extremely out of character for both of us and we've jokingly started to refer to our early bed times as "old man hours". September 16, 2013 - At breakfast the following day I have the opportunity to try a new fruit that is local to Peru called chirimoya (also known as custard apple). The taste reminds me of lychee with a ...
... of the famous Cusco School" of painting that represents the fusion between Spanish and Inca cultures.
11) there was one (or several?) boxes which contained treasures and the monastery's money. Keys were held by the mother superior, a regular nun and someone else and they all had to agree to open the chest and spend money.
There are many stories about the individual, important nuns as well as as their collective lifestyles. One carried cross on her back ...
... to let us through. It also became apparent that we were in no danger, but whether we would be able to get out of Juliaca I wasn't too sure. My heart sank as I couldn’t think of anything worse than being trapped here for the day.
There was another car in front of us who was also trying to get out of Juliaca and our driver went to speak to him. It appeared that he knew of a cross country way to get out of the town so we followed him along unmade roads ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services