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I awoke just before 7, and we had breakfast before heading off. The trekking today was a lot easier (mainly flat) aside from one steep hill. We arrived at the new place around lunchtime and I went for a swim in the pool before lunch (the small village in the canyon is entirely for tourism with various lodges ...
... was thought to bring great shame to the family. The most fascinating part of the convent is where they carried out the laundry, water went down a long open pipe to a large bowl, at various intervals of the pipe were many large washing pots in all sizes, to divert the water they would place a round stone to stop the water and divert it to the bowl, Carrots used as a plugs within the bowl. I don't think I would have taken to life in the convent, the thought of being cut off from ...
... which was sorely needed. Planned to get going and shop for clothes today. Didn't turn out exactly that way.
I got up this morning a litte late Peruvian time, but at 8 am California time (Peru is on CST). Went down to a typical breakfast of bread, jam, ham, juice and scrambled eggs. So good since I skipped dinner last night. Then, sat in the sun for a few minutes (I thought) and ...
... in my body, but I'm a little desperate to feel better right now. Even writing this post has taken a couple days because I get nauseous when I look at my phone for too long! While we were at the chocolate factory yesterday one of the leaders, Cole, asked if I'd want to go mountain biking down a volcano tomorrow if I'm feeling better since I won't be at the canyon with everyone else and I said yes, so this is my new goal for Arequipa. Here's hoping I can accomplish ...
... the sky a delicate pink-gold, the mountains lilac. Of course, as this wasn't pre-arranged, we couldn't stop to take photos.
We decided to give 'Peruvian Dance Night' a miss and headed to the market for dinner.
We were up at 5am the next morning and the bus dropped us off in a plaza to try and sell us more stuff and subject us to more dancing for money.
From here we drove to Colca Canyon to Condor Cross. Here, ...