Gran Hotel San Ignacio
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... best. West plans on returning in a few years and he's like to help them when he does, and that would give him the land and an already started plantation that he wants as a life for himself eventually, provided Heladia and Pedro are both still alive when he returns. After the eye-opening conversation, West and I decided to go check out the newly built clinic where Luis and Pierina work. It's the newest building in Corongo and has an oddly modern feel for such an old school, ...
Yesterday, we woke up early and went to the main road to wait for a car, bus, or truck that could take us from Las Pampas to Corongo. While waiting, we chatted with some locals and they brought us some fresh fruit from the mountains. They were working but it was hard to tell. The lifestyle here is very laid back and money doesn't rule the people, which is cool to see. This seems to be a common theme in this area of Peru. After an hour or so ...
... terrain. This was a true bummer but it looks like I'll be returning to Pallasca soon to take this road again (more on that in following posts). When we arrived in Estación Chuquicara, we were completely surprised. We were expecting a big town or city judging by it's placement on the map. What we found instead was a one-block long strip of Adobe mud houses with a couple restaurants and a convenience store and a police station in the middle of a mountainous rocky desert. ...
Today was pretty epic. I woke up pretty early and Wes and I walked down to the welcome center for the ruins so that I could charge my phone. There is no electricity or running water on the mountain farm (the people here look extremely dirty for that reason, but it's normal here) so my only option was the generator at the welcome center, which the security guard gladly let me use. We heard there was a place where we could find some chicha, a fermented alcoholic corn drink typical to ...
... several other shack-like type homes close by. Several dogs saw us and started barking like mad. We tried hushing them up but nothing, not even some of the cheese we had, appeased them. Eventually, a little old indigenous lady wandered over to us, clearly shaken by us being on her property. We told her our story and that we just needed a place to set up our tent and she agreed to let us stay. Her name is Margarita; very easy to remember. We set up the tent and then shared a meal of ...
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