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... the huge ransom for the Inca king Atahualpa (“a roomful of gold, plus two roomfuls of silver”) that they had accepted for returning him to the Incas. Once they had the ransom, they executed him, garroting him in the main square of Cusco. So colonialist mentality goes.
Within a short period of time almost the entire empire was bent to Spanish rule. Cusco was also the religious center of the Inca civilization, focused on the Inca king ...
... of small chat between us before everyone tells each other to pipe down and get some sleep and we do our best to crash out. The seats were pretty uncomfortable and I manage to squeeze in a brief nap, while Leesh struggles and doesn't get anything. But it was my bad luck as we were so high, altitude wise, we were driving through snow capped mountains and there was white snow everywhere outside the van, so Leesh enjoyed the view while I was having a quick kip. We get to ...
... says to take your first couple days easy and get lots of rest and fluids and drink coca tea. It's tea made from the leaves of the coca plant, which is what cocaine is made from! We decided to tour the city for a bit, get some lunch then have a nap. The city is stunning. I know I had said I loved Quito, but I take it back. Cusco has stolen my heart. The city is old, but clean, well maintained, well lit at night, and just feels so welcoming and safe. Everyone ...
... by certain locals! We visited our first Inca site, taking in the amazing panoramic views. We then had lunch at another Planaterra project, where we were served beautiful food, including spinach bread, mint butter, salad, stuffed peppers, quinoa, sweet potato, pumpkin soup and pomegranate jelly. We then had further altitude training at another Inka site at Olleytambo with views of the 'grumpy face' of a porter in the ...
... which pulled on my heart strings Crashed at campsite for the exciting day ahead! Day 4 was simply adrenaline and speed. Our muscles had memory from the previous 3 days and took us from campsite to Machu Picchu sungate in less than 45minutes, in time to see the sunrise rolling over the City. An epic reward for tired, jelly, and shaking legs! The guide said the day we entered Machu Picchu had perfect weather which was rare. So blessed! The scene from sungate was ...
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