Hospedaje Casa Elena

Calle Choquechaca 162, Cusco, Peru | Hotel

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Corpus Christi & Inti Raymi

A travel blog entry by avangilder


... these eight days the city is full of dancing, parades, and street parties. Corpus Christi is also know for its signature dish, Chiriuchu. Translated from Quechua as "the cold dish," Chiriuchu consists of chicken, algae, caviar, corn tortilla, dried corn, sausage, and most famously the cuy, or guinea pig. I did indeed try Chiriuchu and it wasn't half bad. Guinea big wasn't terrible, but what did it for me was having ...

Adventures with the Spaniard II

A travel blog entry by annahildreth

... whole 3 hours down.

With a sense of urgency we plunged into the canyon and made it to Sangelle Oasis before dark despite hop along Anna! The oasis was a true oasis with lush vegetation, the Colca river and many little streams. Our stone hut was basic but we did manage to scavange a candle!

We ate a huge banana each for breakfast, played with the kitten, named the massive dog Rich and ...

Inca-redible Cusco, Machu Picchu & Sacred Vall

A travel blog entry by ricnkate


... English translation for the gringos) who had done the trek 300 times already so no biggie. Thankfully we learnt a bit more about the bones of the trek as up until then I had absolutely no idea what we were doing except walking a lot for some reason. The next morning saw us departing Cusco at 5am for a 2 hour bus ride to the town of Ollantaytambo via another small town for breakfast and our first glimpse of lots of live guinea pigs in a pen ready for eating. Fun fact: they are ...

Rain rain go away

A travel blog entry by jordansgo


... potatoes. Plus a large rooster and his brood of hens. Quite fascinating. The most amazing site was a flock of birds who descended on the Papaya trees and sucked the fruit making the most amazing plopping sound. Again we were treated to a beautiful sunset over the river. I think I have enjoyed the boat rides the most on this ...

Cold Cusco & the Lares Valley

A travel blog entry by maroline


... Calientes before starting the trek at Machu Picchu tomorrow. We catch the bus back to Ollantaytambo and then take a beautiful train to Aguas Calientes for the night. The scenery is stunning and a couple of hours goes by quickly. We arrive at our hostel and have a few beers before retiring to bed fairly early. Up at 4.30am again tomorrow to get on the bus for Machu Picchu. And to give my already decrepit legs another thrashing. Day 76: Jesus, is it 4.30am already? I ...

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This hotel, located on Calle Choquechaca 162, Cusco, is near San Blas, Inca Museum, Q'engo, and Munaycha.
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