Hotel Costa Del Sol Cajamarca
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... soles note, which turned out to be fake. Twenty quid down the drain, but a lesson learned: beware of cheery Peruvians bearing empanadas on long bus journeys. To cheer ourselves up, we went for a dessert at a neighbouring café, which served us excellent (and enormous) cheesecake and lemon pie.
The next day, Sunday, we shopped around for breakfast. This was the first time in ages that our hostel did not include breakfast in the room rate. We ...
... so hunted for an early breakfast and decent coffee – gave up and had they is usually on offer here – cold concentrated coffee made in a Peruvian version of a stovetop espresso served with a mug of boiling water. Here the locals take their coffee ****-weak so adding the cold coffee to hot water doesn’t cool it too much – I of course have to tip out half the water and fill with cold coffee producing cold coffee – they seem surprised that I should want ...
... also unknowingly was working with the weaker children (Wilmer and little Bryan) who has very little concentration. Wilmer suffered especially with maths. I tried out ju jitsu on the Tuesday night. I thought it would be similar to body combat or other martial art/aerobic fusion classes that I'd done. I was very wrong, it was much more physical and the positions for the moves looked nearly erotic so it was strange doing it with men and watching men doing it to each ...
... meters) is NOT easy.
Our adventure began with a local Colectivo until the bottom of the hill leading us to San Pedro. None of us were prepared for this high incline that would have lasted for around an hour and a half, had we not been picked up by a random car heading up to town. I wasn't at peace with cheating at the time. In retrospect, very thankful.
We lacked a leader for this trip. Being with three females for the day brought ...
... his estimated 40,000 - 80,000 soldiers camped here as they had heard news of a 2000 strong Spanish invading force in Cajamarca. The king went to parley with the Spanish and reportedly only took with him 600 men. The Spanish commander explained himself to the Inca king as a man of god and handed him a bible. The king reportedly threw it to the ground, giving the Spanish commander enough excuse to launch a full on attack. Despite the Inca's superior man ...
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