Hotel Carlos V
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Major apologies again for a total lack of updates to my blog... Again, it's been a mix of being extremely busy and the internet being too slow for my impatience. Thanks and sorry for warranting texts and emails asking if I'm still alive... This is probably my longest blog entry to date so go and make a cup of coffee before reading on: Photos are …
Today is a travel day to from Puno to Cuzco. The scenery started to change dramatically a few hours out of Puno. The mountains started to rise dramatically, with a few having glaciers at the summits. There were more trees beginning to appear as well as more towns and villages as opposed to the beautiful but sparsely populated highland area. The bus …
... left you in awe, I could not imagine what it looked like in its glory before the Spanish raped the site of its building materials to build Churches etc in Cusco. After taking in the fantastic view of Cusco from the lookout at Sexy Woman we headed off to our next destination. It was at this point Ruli gave us a choice Qenqo ( Karen had already seen with her team) or the less tourist visited Temple da Luna, the temple of the moon. We chose the later, and arrived at a packed ...
... with white trim for me, alpaca wool S/55 Black baby alpaca jumper for Mum with white, blue, red and green trim S/65 Grey jumper for Geoff S/40 Colourful throw for my couch S/45 Leather wallet for Uncle Doug S/30 Clock S/32 We get two free Peru coin purses and from other stalls buy a Machu Picchu shopping bag S/10, T shirt S/13, and headbands (3 for S/14) We wander back towards the hotel, buying personal items, changing money (even though we've said twice that's ...
... their kind generousity. I am truly blessed.
Each morning of volunteering, is followed by afternoon hikes up the encapsulating mountians that engross the valley, long misunderstood conversations with the locals in the dead markets, card games at the volunteers local watering hole "Ulrikes" or exploring the back streets and bars of the village.
After such a wonderful first week, I now eagerly await for the weeks to follow and unfold what more adventures they may ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Carlos V Cusco
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