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... and rubies and a few grams of gold boasts the 'second largest pearl in the world' more interesting for its form (buxom bare breasted female figure) than its size.
At this point we decide a siesta is in order before a second foray for dinner.
A warm welcome from the Inka grill and short wait at the bar give us time just to order pre dinner drinks- mine is a pisco sour with purple corn extract.
Then to the menu. Graham orders a traditional aji, which is quite ...
Our Adventure in Peru started with a flight from Lima, at sea level, up to Cuzco, former capital of the Inca Empire and 11,000+ feet above sea level, gateway for exploration of the all things Inca, the breathtaking beauty of the Sacred Valley, and magical Machu Picchu. The first objective was to make our way lower into the valley, out of the rarefied air of Cuzco.
En route, we stopped at the larger-than-life stone ruins ...
... morning kicked off with about a 3 hour trek up...all uphill. Also, as it turns out Mike & our guide are basically the same person - so we had to be first. So we had to pass every other group on the trail - which we did. Made it to the top, built our Apacheta (basically an Andean inukshuk) & decided we now had to be the first to the next camp - so no breaks, no lunch...we powered through the rest of the day to be the first at the second camp...by hours. Day 3 So day ...
... we were off again. We had one more pass to get through but before that the original Inca trail led us through an Inca tunnel and along the side of the valley. On the other side of the pass we reached the campsite where we would have originally been camping for that night....except we were there at 10am, which felt good! The campsite sits alongside another inca ruin which is stunning - it was on the side of the hill with tiers of walls coming down the hillside. This was where ...
... wires to tear across. Both a little nervous we whizzed along the first one and soon became at ease enjoying the scenery. We were hundreds of metres above the river flying between 300metres of mountains. Liz became very brave on the final line and performed the superman pose whilst Emma flew along above her. A short drive later and we were in Hidroelectrica for lunch, once again Emma was subjected to a maggot infested potato. A 3 hour hike along the railway track (which ...
Other places to stay in Cusco
Plazoleta Santo Domingo 259, Cusco | 4 star hotelfrom $212
- The best hotel in town
- Excellent Hotel
- Excellent location & accommodations. Would stay there again.
Calle Palacio 136, Cusco | 5 star hotelfrom $340
- Loved This Hotel!
- Incredible hotel, what a place
- No hot water or air conditioning
Av. Pardo 1080, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $101
San Augustin 239, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Novotel is a great hotel
- Great location
- Very nice place to crash in Cusco
Av. El Sol 1010, Cusco | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Maruri 390, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $78
Plazoleta de Limacpampa Chico 473, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $130
- Servizio impeccabile
- Excellent service
- Awesome Service
Santa Teresa 335, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $74
Calle San Augustin 371, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Ave El Sol 395, Cusco | 4 star hotelfrom $96
Santa Teresa 344, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $106
- The Restaurant is a sleeper!
- Location, comfort and price can't be beat.
- Construction noises
El Sol 954, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Tocuyeros 533, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Stay more than one night!
- A charming botique hotel
- Excellent Choice in Cusco
Portal Espinar 142 , Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $107
- Great location, lovely hotel
- When is ' secure' not secure! Only at the Casa Andina Plaza...
- Una relación calidad-precio excelente
El Sol 602, Cusco | Hotelfrom $80
Puente Del Rosario 128, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Santa Catalina Angosta149, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Portal Espinar 108, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Av de la Cultura 1409, Cusco | Hotelfrom $37
Calle Union 184, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $58
- Feel ripped off
- Absolutely Beautiful
- Hotel agréable
Calle Chihuampata 278, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Hipolito Unanue 155 , Cusco | 2 star hotelfrom $66
Av. Garcilaso 233-285 , Cusco | Hotelfrom $67
Calle Garcilazo 150, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $77
San Blas, 119 Alabado , Cusco | Hotelfrom $84