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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 ...
... creative at the last farm I was at in Vilcabamba, Ecuador and thought I'd share.. I've uploaded several roughs to my soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/winter-bird. Most of them were written for the churango, a traditional Andean instrument (kind of like a mandolin or a ukulele) that I'm learning to play. Better versions will have to wait until I get a churango of my own. And time!
... 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 ...
... and waited for the bus which didn't come so we walked the 2kms into the village toward the bus station. Just as we got there the bus pulled in ( at 10.30) so we had to sprint the last few yards and even so we still didn't get seats and had to stand. We prayed that someone would get off but no one moved for the first hour until at last the bus guy told us to get ready for when the bus stopped as the people at the front were getting off. We quickly jumped into their seats ...
... 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:
email@example.com (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 ...