Hotel El Tumi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
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... flowers. Sure enough, what appeared to be ideal housing situation turned to perfection. The house dogs - Mara and Max - emerged to introduce themselves, freshly brewed coca tea was awaiting our arrival, and it took nearly five minutes of speaking with Mariana that we fully developed a girl crush. We learned Marianna had lived in San Francisco for ten years as a married woman in the fashion industry. Sure enough, she returned to Lima for her ...
... clientele, circus performers and owners more interested in making good cake than taking money it was one of the best nights. Not much noise and a level of exhaustion helped to make it memorable. Jonni was there and had recommended it, to find it we had to ask around and walk towards what looked like a bus repair garage and be directed by an excited old lady who waved and pointed with great enthusiasm. With a happy heart we said goodbye and headed to the ...
... even when I "upgraded" to the nicer bus where you can recline more. We are used to a bus being a bus pretty much, but in South America, you can take anything from a falling apart chicken bus to a deluxe bus where the seats recline back almost 180 degrees. The nicer busses also have an attendant who brings snacks. Go figure. So after a fairly nice bus ride I got there OK.
I had a reservation in ...
Today was another long touring day where we visited the
Chavin site of Chavin De Huantar. This involved a 3 hour drive where on the way
we stopped at another alpine lake and then crossed a mountain pass which was
5000 metres in altitude. At the top of the pass we drove through a tunnel that
on the other side revealed an enormous Jesus statue before we began the descent
and drove to the town of Chavin. Our first stop in town was the site museum and
as we ...
... and were actually further away from the trail than we had been at the bus station. At least, we told ourselves, we were at a higher altitude than Huaráz. That made the complete shambles of a day a useful exercise after all - now we knew we wouldn't suffer from altitude sickness when we took on the proper trek tomorrow. Or so we thought until we saw the sign that indicated we were in fact lower than Huaraz.
It was all worth it though for the taxi ride back. ...