Hotel Awki's Dream
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... an unpredictable adventure, so returning to tedious predictability will be somewhat of a transition. Hugging my family and my boyfriend will be the silver lining in what now feels like a cloud overhead. Here I go, back to broke student status, hopefully bound for success.
I can't believe how fast it has gone by, or how much I have truly loved this place. Being in Cusco has been such a learning experience, but in a different way than my former ...
... smelt the silver, turn it into shapes, and cut the gems to fit into the shapes. This is painstaking and very detailed work. He also shows me how to tell silver plated from real silver (and they of course use all pure silver). We leave the market and drive to have lunch in a small town. It's a buffet lunch, and I get some delicious local ceviche, a hot pepper cooked in cornbread, a bunch of other great local food, and a local purple corn drink - yummy! We talk ...
I arrived into Cuzco somewhat nervous. I'd wanted to allow plenty of time to acclimatise prior to starting the Inca Trail but this was the first time I had arrived in a new country with no immediate plan of what to do or somebody to greet me. Added to this, my time in the Galapagos had shown me that my limited Spanish could be a problem too! I checked into the hostel, took a deep breath and went out into the city to explore it a little. Cuzco is a charming city, set around the ...
... up. No one seems to care, and those that do, know they are the minority and too small to make any radical changes. We were stuck in traffic and i'm watching out the window, tiny little children playing football bare foot with the trash on the floor. They're surrounded by squalor, my heart goes out to them. I, like everyone knew about the favelas but was surprised at just how many there were. Its a city that I had never seen before. Its ...
... year. We proceeded to follow her to her home and said goodbye to our fellow tour friends as they split off into houses along the road. Then we began walking up a very stony and steep hill, lugging our heavy back packs up the sloping mountain being careful not to lose our footing on the uneven ground. As we eventually approached the house I could see the other houses in the distance below us and, feeling isolated, wondered why we were so far away.
We were shown to our room ...