Hotel Sol Plaza Inn
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Today, Thursday, is the first day we have some time to write. We have been on the go waking up early and ending our days late and very exhausted. We had a fabulous day at Lake Titicaca. We visited the Uros islands. These are floating islands made of reeds. We also went to Taquile Island and saw how locals live there as well. The life's expectancy …
From Aguas Calientes, we caught the train back to Cusco and returned to our base at the Sol Plaza Inn for one night of rest.
Back in Cuzco, we decided to have a Chifa for tea, which is basically a Chinese. There's over 1 million Chinese people live in Lima alone, and the Chifa restaurants are particularly abundant there.
It had …
We were pleasantly surprised by our hotel in Cuzco, as we had opted for a 2 star here to save some money. The hotel was better than some of the 3 stars we had stayed in and was in an excellent location, a few metres from the Plaza de Armos.
After a short nap to catch up on or sleep, off we went for a city tour, which also took in a few …
crawling with tourists
Today we had it all.
Started by heading out to the craft market. An uphill climb (puffing) along a single lane street where vehicles hold right of way, with a marvellous Inca wall along one side. At every glance there were small shops and narrow alleys …
After a 10 hour bus trip covering about 360 kms we've reached dreamland. 3400m: finally coming down a bit - and it does seem to make a difference (or perhaps we're adjusting at last?)
Cusco means Navel of the World in Inca.
Cusco has 1 million tourists a year and now we are in that count.
Our tour company had booked us on a luxury bus …
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services