El Portal de Marquez
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... option give poor public
transportation or long steep unmarked walk, plus it’s a massive site with
hidden attractions. Of course, all the other tour companies go at the same time
to the same place – thankfully our guide went a different route to the others
so only suffered crowding and queues for about 10 mins. Also, as he boasted
afterwards, he is the only one to go to the start of the canal – the canal is
the prime reason to visit the site as ...
... they can tolerate. It was advised that 20 - 25 minutes was the most people should take so we followed the guide lines. Muriel had gone off to a meeting until 6 pm, so Naomi and I walked around the core of the town of Baņos looking at Peruvian crafts. We returned to Otuzco. Rita again prepared a light supper with soup and Irish bread that Maureen had made and brought with her. By 8:30 pm we were exhausted and didn't even play a game of ...
Moved to Cajamarca in the Andean highlands (horrific journey) which is much nicer. It’s a really nice little town with some sun and sweet sites. Ended up staying there for about 3 days sightseeing (more churches, museums, cathedrals and a spectacular church and gardens up on the hill overlooking the town) Also visited the banos del Inca where Atahualpa, the last ...
After Cumbe Mayo I went with a Peruvian couple and the French and Swiss girls to a restaurant. Looking at the options, Guinea Pig soon came up in conversation. I never realised it was a national dish until I came here but I was feeling adventurous so I order a half of one. I had speculated to people before that I wouldnt mind eating most things if it was presented as an innocuous meat.
Guinea Pig is served in its carcass though. I did sort ...
We arrived late into Cajamarca, we had left Chachapoyas at 6am and didn't arrive until around 7:30. We ended up staying in one of the first places we could find Hopedaje Hong Kong on the main square. We went out for some dinner and discussed our plans for the following day. The main reason we had come to Cajamarca was to go to Los Banos Del Inca, an amazing hot spring/town named after an Incan King who had bathed there.
We had little time so after ...