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Travel Blogs from Cajamarca
... wasn’t so clouded by my bad day and
looked quite nice in places, especially the road out of town – no, really, lots
of nice adobe colonial and traditional houses with lush lots and their cute short
haired fawn donkeys tied up in front – never been much of a donkey fancier
As we dropped into the valley the views over the patchwork
of smallholdings with their clay tile roofed adobe houses ...
Lackadaisical on the updates I know! But I've crossed over to Peru now (via the remote La Balsa border crossing which was an adventure. let me tell you!). I'm just dashing this off before I head out on errands (getting Peruvian SIM card, changing money to get some soles, bus ticket to Chachapoyas, and buying snacks for the trip) so it won't be much more substantive. But I was ...
... to buy our bus tickets back to Lima for Thursday evening, another but our last long over night bus trip (16 hours). That done we headed off to Cumbe Mayo, a very peculiar set of rock formations with evidence of canals and petroglyphs dating 1000 b.c.e. The walk around a major formation at an altitude of 3500 m. took a bit more than 3 hours, some parts with steep climbs or descents. At one point there was a crevice through which one could wiggle ...
... was to leave Hostal Izhcayluma in Vilcabamba and to wait for the bus which would take us to our first stop at Zumba at 9.00am. We had no trouble waking up in time as the owners decided to have a party for all their friends to celebrate one of their birthdays. The entertainment was a rock band which finally finished playing at 5.30 am. I wouldn't have minded so much if they had been any good but they weren't, making up for their lack of skill with extra volume!
... and half drive back to Chachapoyas via ancient wall marks such as different animals encrypted by the ancient people of Chachapoyas with our driver who happened to not only be a gentleman, but also a tour guide. Cesar Espeso Chaves:
firstname.lastname@example.org (If your looking for a guide, contact him)
Feeling like life is smiling at you is a fantastic sensation. During my trip it happens to me usually when my expectation are low, and I ...