Hotel Casa Blanca
Travel Blogs from Cajamarca
We woke up really early at 7am, in order to get some quick breakfast and be ready for our departure to Peru; Maruja, our group leader, had already threatened us to be on time otherwise she would leave us behind! It was expected that the whole trip would be an adventure and it ultimately proved to be one.
A 5-hour drive …
... in Cajamarca, then a stroll around the pretty town, visiting its famous cathedral and Franciscan church. The town is very pretty, with its whitewashed buildings and numerous religious buildings, all of which are crumbling, but in a very attractive way.
We dined at a Mexican restaurant/Pizzeria, which became Part 2 of our nadir of poor and incompetent service today. While I had an excellent ham pizza – it’s easy here for carnivores ...
... Miriam has great acting skills and can describe everything using giant hand gestures we managed to use someone else's card and another language barrier was dodged!
Our last day in Lima was spent with Miriam's friend, Brenda she met in Abu Dhabi, she took us to an amazing club by the water and we ate like kings and queens!
Our afternoon was spent at Huaca Pucllana. Basically it was built between 200 AD and 700 AD, It is an historical site in Lima ...
Judy and I had a great last morning in Cusco, visiting with Peggy! the owner of Torre Dorada and meeting her family. Peggy Kalinowski was an AFS student in Ohio when she was 16. She then went to college in Spain and studied mathematics, later changing her major to languages. She found a good job as a translator in Spain. she later moved to Switzerland when she got a job with the World Trade organization as a translator of documents. ...
Haven’t been able to shake off the bad caffeine withdrawl
headache from yesterday and no chance of a fix this morning either – 9am bus
but they wouldn’t keep an eye on my bag for 10 mins while I hunted for coffee.
Good job I had made some pain au chocolat (uncooked!) with
the last of my Ecuadorian chocolate, Pacari 60%, which had to do for lunch and
dinner on the 4 hour trip to Cajamarca.
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