Hotel El Tumi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel El Tumi Huaraz
Travel Blogs from Huaraz
... for the trek. On the walk back, we heard some drum and flute music, which I had been hearing outside the hostel all week but hadn't yet had a chance to check out. We decided to walk up to see what was going on and were surprised to find about 20 kids (around the ages of 10-15 years old) dancing with cool little noisemaker bands strapped to their legs, which were made from jungle seeds. The dancing was good and really cool and ...
... noticed about most of the traveling Israelis; thy all come down here with a ton of money and never experience the true culture because it's too different from their own. It's pretty sad. After lunch, I didn't some more photo updating and caught up with some family and relatives and hatted with the hostel people. I've been traveling very differently from all of them and it was a culture shock to hear all their stories. They were all really impressed and interested ...
... in my pants and a vest like it was the most normal thing in the world. It was a sign of how far I'd come in my adaptation to hostel life, for I am back home very uptight about getting changed or being in states of undress in front of strangers. Luckily I slept well and went down to meet Renata the next morning. Along with Esteban, our driver, we set off into the mountains for the lake. It was a stunning drive that gave us another 1000 metres of height, so we were well over 4000 ...
... was the thermal 'baths'. Promised a pool of hot water after a short 15minute walk we duly traipsed up to the caves. We understood that things might not be as they seem as soon as we had paid to go in. Contrary to all other thermal experiences everyone was still fully clothed and sitting outside a selection of doors. Behind each door we would learn was a cave. Each cave has a different temperature and only one group of people can go in at ...
... scenary. Thge driver had brought along his wife and small child for the drive as well which made for a couple of funny moments when pulling faces with the kid.
Pulling into Huaraz, the heat hit us and we followed bits fo shade up to our hostel, Alpes Hostel. This is a decenty hostel situated up a small hill - and we really felt it goig up there. Having ben at, or close to, sea level fopr a little while now the altitude change for Huaraz really hits your ...