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... second pizza was meat-free, though they had clearly just scraped off the chicken, but done it so badly that bits of chicken were still sticking out of the top of it. We went home, with Lynds having no dinner, pretty cross. (Nowhere else was open for veggie food, it being a Sunday night.)
We were up at 3.15 a.m. the next day, for an early bus to Chachapoyas, hoping for another welcoming and pretty town, but better customer service.
Martin & ...
We first met the livestock outside the walls of the home, munching on meager strands of hay (and in one case, pretty much wallowing in it).
This particular homestead did have three structures built of stone, clay and straw, encircled entirely by a head-high stone wall. The kitchen was outside the living unit, and tucked in one corner was a miniature ...
... left at
10.45 but still before the other company!
Was able to see small groups of the endangered vicunas’
including a couple procreating, as we traversed the national park, with snowy
peaks and a smoking volcano in the background. Also got a good view of the
dried up lagoon and this is wet season, so thankfully the scrubby grasses
provide the animals with most of the water they need ...
... bear cub was trying to cross the trail. Before we arrived in South America, Mike was hopeful to see a spectacled bear in the wild, yet he was doubtful because of their low numbers due to their loss of habitat. Here was a spectacled bear, not only in the wild, but also crossing the Inca trail. The cub had the characteristic light patches around its eyes (where the name spectacled comes from) and hopped from one side of the trail to the other with an emphatic ...
it is great to see most new construction is in the tradition al styles too, but
each with regional variations. Here the soil is ironic (you know, ferrous)
orange so the houses are too but also they use several horizontal layers of small
rocks here with the occasional one missing, for ventilation I presume – many adobe
house have poor bricklaying skills creating gaps and big gaps around the eaves,
so am surprised it ...