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... the backdrop were some amazing snow capped mountains and we took several photos! I managed to get the self timer working in my camera, so we had photos with all of us in including Tortuga! As we started going down the other side we passed several more villages, with their herds of alpacas and sheep walking around the ice in their fields - there were scenes out of picture books. We went over another 4000+m pass a little later! but this wasn't as dramatic as ...
... trees. Then we headed back to the lodge for lunch. After lunch we went for a walk through a tree farm. Then we went for a boat ride and were then put in an inflatable boat and got to paddle back to the lodge with a sunset view. Unfortunately we overshot our landing and had to be rescued downriver since we weren't able to paddle against the current. That night before dinner we went on a cayman hunt. Our guide caught one and we got to hold the cayman. This morning ...
... was helpful! But, in the end, it turned out, there was no llama sacrifice...just a human playing a dead llama!!! Probably a good thing...not the most humane thing to kill a llama!
But Inti Raymi was a fantastic ceremony to experience - and a must do if you get the chance. It felt so weird when all the festivities were over. However...then there was the World Cup!
The World Cup!
Even though Peru was not ...
... of souvenirs. As we had such a docile day the Thursday, I woke up deciding to go horse riding. $20 each, lots of fun and chance to see the surrounding cusco country side. Teresa was worried as had never even sat on a horse, but she braved it. Well. Not even had we left the paddock and my horse got spooked, it threw me off and Teresa's horse bolted. No way was she getting back on. We were ripped ...
... his pay slip - outstanding and one very "Gordon Banks like" save for those who can remember Gordon Bank's save in the 1970 world cup game v Brazil.
Tomorrow I am off to the Sacred Valley and then on Thursday to Machupichu so more memories to share .
I have loaded a few photos to give you a feel of the lovely old city of Cusco