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... quickly. So we were relieved when we finally arrived at the Colca river at the bottom of the Canyon (we were all covered with dust as the Canyon is dry as it can be). After an refreshing foot bath in the river we marched on to a small village where we stayed for the night and could enjoy a cerveza Cusqueña! :) We, that is to say, was our great group of David, two lovely French girls (Marine and Ana), Kevin a French guy (who taught us about photography) and the extrovert Ricky ...
... leave - but this would bring shame on the family. It was interesting to see their living quarters - cells as they are called, and how they communicated with the outside world. This was just a small area at the front because once they passed through the Silencio arch the nuns were required to zip their lips in solemn silence and resolve to a life of work and prayer. Once graduated they moved to Orange Cloister, named due to the orange trees in the centre area. Here ...
... walk through all these fruit fields. There were avocados growing, figs and other native fruits and trees. It was a beautiful walk and the smells of all the plants were delicious. The fig smell really sent me back to being in Mallorca. We were so lucky with the weather. It was lovely and sunny but it wasn't too hot. We walked through hills grassy areas and then past a stream and a waterfall. We went past a few small villages and we saw some local people hanging out in the little plaza. ...
... if nothing else the incident would be logged with them if I faced any issues down the line - and attached the picture. The embassy came back pretty quickly to me and said they thought it was just a routine check but put me in touch with the local consulate. Francis, from the consulate, offered to come to the hostel over the weekend for a face-to-face chat and to help settle our worries which I thought was very kind, however as I was heading to Colca Canyon at ...
... food, which may surprise you. It was the entertainment which was basically a couple dancing and whipping eachother, apparently this represented a traditional courtship ritual.
Finally, the next day we make it Colca Canyon. At 4,160 m deep, it is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, and the area around is still inhabited by people of Andean cultures, who still use the pre-Inca stepped terraces for farming. The scenery is beautifully ...