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Ben and I finally made it to Cajamarca after a long, loooong flight and stay at the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima on Sunday into Monday. We had a chance to see many passengers and airport staff wearing face masks to protect against the swine flu. They tell us they´ve had one total case in Peru so far, so we´re more worried about …
... de Otuzco. These were the graves of the most important people during the pre-Inca Caxamarca civilisation - high up on the mountain side.
One morning we went out to the Baños del Inca. This is a massive spa complex. They have a lot of large open air swimming pool of varying temperature. There are also small private pools that you can hire - very nice and reasonably priced at Sol 6 per person (About GBP 1.50)! The whole spa complex is very well looked after, got beautiful ...
... our HUMONGOUS luxury bathtub.
It was heaven in a room, a giant bathtub with a huge fast flowing natural hot and cold water pipes. We managed to get an hour out of our ticket and we enjoyed every last minute of soaking our bus weary bones. However all good things must come to end, so we reluctantly got out and went about preparing for our next 17 hour bus journey to Ica in the south of Peru.
By Eilidh, my first blog.
returned. Once everyone was in place at the chosen moment they launched a
full on attack with their cavalry. The Inca's who had not seen horses
before, let alone borne with men endowed with metal shields and swords
(not to mention the backup of cannons) took flight, and after a quick
battle against fewer numbers (still some 6000) the modern weaponry and
tactics won against the spears ...
... never take this road because all foreigners, if they even might ge here anyway, take a taxi. The riding is hard but as always so rewarding, Kids are jumping up and down along the road and yelling “look, look, bicycles!”, others stop what they are doing and give their greetings, they wave with open and friendly faces.
The view are stunning and at 4 PM we start looking for a campspot. We see a nice and flat spot and ask the family that live next ...