Hotel Awki's Dream
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... them were they Francaises; they were Swiss - from Neufchatel and Lausanne- and were on a break from work. They gave up their jobs and planned to travel for 7 months. Peru was their first stop and then they were heading for Bolivia and hopefully Patagonia. We gave them some of our Patagonia experiences and then wished them well.
Then at the end of the evening we decided to drop into Paddy's Bar which bills itself as the ...
... island life. We boarded our cruiser again, this time for about a two to three hour run across the lake to the island of Amantani. The sun beat down and the water was blue. Somehow you sort of loose the fact that this is a lake. We did pass the odd small boat fishing, drag fishing with nets, but they were very small. On arrival at Amantani, we met with our host family. Despite this being just Karen and myself, we were joined by George, a tall handsome 22yr old. (Turned out he ...
Urubamba is a small town here in the Sacred Valley, huddled in the Andes mountain range of Peru. 'Uru' is the name of the river that runs through this beautiful valley and 'bumba' simply means valley. This resort is on the outskirts of town and is an embarrassing oasis of affluence in this very very poor region. Seriously, you get the guilts staying here after seeing the grinding poverty of the town outside the resort ...
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We arrived in Cusco around 5pm and were surprised to find that we weren't at a bus terminal but a private office in a normal street. The downside to this was that there were no taxis. Fortunately we managed to share a pre-booked taxi with a Mexican couple although we paid way over the odds for it. After dropping the Mexicans off, we drove through the old town ...
... us there...... Tom tried to find them on facebook to write a bad review but their page only has 1 like. We're not sure if their 'tour office' is a front for a drug dealership (ha ha Dad). Anyway so we were left in their empty shop. Tom did a good job of turning a couple of potential customers away but we got bored so we left and had lunch and checked back into the hostel.
I got onto WiFi at last and apparently the family ...