Hostal Don Agucho
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We returned to the hostel for breakfast, checked out, and made our way to the bus station. The bus company did eventually find our booking, which was under misspelt names and incorrect passport numbers. We hadn't been had by the Arequipa company after all, though they had done a shoddy job of our bookings and done us out of a couple of promised taxi rides. Lesson learned.
Next stop - Huacachina!
... conversations before they finally figured out that noodles contsin wheat and no, even a little bit of onion was a bad idea). Day 5 was the day we finally headed up to the infamous Inca ruins of Machu Picchu. Setting off at 4:30am with a 1:30hr uphill slog (2000 steps) we were determined to get there before the hoardes of tourists arrived. We made it as the gates opened and enjoyed an unspoiled view for a few ...
Driving through Peru is so pretty. The landscapes I am seeing are just so beautiful. We stopped at a tower that you can climb to see the nasca lines, but it was unimpressive as to really get a good look at them, you should really take a flight, but I wasn't that bothered by them. It was good to see them with my eyes, nevertheless. We drove into this tiny hostel in the middle of nowhere, which had a pool...! So I decided ...
... things in Nasca culture - water (represented by the spirals - same design as the aqueducts weŽd seen) and fertility (represented by the animals and other shapes). As the temples at Cahuachi were a sacred pilgrimage spot, tribes would come from all over Peru to worship there. Lars (our archaeologist friend) suggested that they may have been the representative images of each tribe, made by the visiting tribe as both a sign of respect but also to make their mark in ...
... and draw lots of attention. People are warm and friendly and want to know more about us. Some speak better English than we speak Spanish, which helps and we have quite a laugh. The pools are meant to cure many ailments including overweight. Let's just say I'm waiting to find out. We round our day off with a meal at the local cafe. An 'only available on Sunday' meal of pork, with stuffed peppers and sliced potatoes. Enjoyable. The collectivo, a bus, for our ...