Hotel Maria Angola
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Helpful staff, good beds and clean.
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... local women on the hill top. Clearly they knew what those visiting the island were really after... although the family's food had been tasty, it didn't keep us full up for too long. It was getting cold and it looked like there wouldn't be a nice sunset due to the clouds, so we headed back to the house to rest before dinner. Dinner was more local fare - a potato and vegetable soup, and a sort of cheesy vegetable pasta (maybe?) with rice. The kids were all eating with us too and ...
Apr 9 After losing one of our credit cards in Trujillo we wanted to play it safe and get our money from the local banks. Going to a bank in Arequipa is like visiting an architectural heritage site. The bank we visited had walls of volcanic rock carved in a Spanish style and were very impressive. It had a brass studded door with a door knocker set at a height fit for a giant and an inner courtyard with gargoyles watching us from the eaves. Then ...
... status. The men wear multicoloured long hats, and the
women wear different coloured skirts. The trip involved some more hiking. Not a lot, thankfully, and we found ourselves easily passing others on the ascent to the plaza at the top of the island. Here we had lunch, and enjoyed the easy 'hike' back down to another port of the island. It was beautiful.
The long boat ride back to Puno was uneventful. We were dropped ...
... it roasted and puffed in our morning granola, as many variations of sides and salads and as an awesome roasted and simmered warm breakfast juice.
It's another early rise as we leave Puno and weave our way along the lake and into the mountainous regions to Cusco. The Inca Express offers a private guided bus that makes a few key stops along the route for a museum tour, ruins walk, excellent highlands buffet lunch with traditional musicians and dancers and a mountaintop ...
... amp; it seemed a very hard life. The next day we were taken out from the jetty of our hotel to visit the Uros Floating Islands to see how they are constructed & how people live. We all sat around whilst a family showed us how the islands are made from Totora Reeds. Finally we got to be passengers in family's Reed Boat which seemed much more sturdy than I expected. It was great fun and another day ...