Inti Punku Macchu Picchu Hotel
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Up at 6 this morning. We got dressed then made our way down to breakfast. I had scrambled eggs, a piece of Vegemite toast, fruit and juice. Back up the room to continue getting ready, then we made our way down to check out and put our big bags in storage before our designated meeting time of 7:20 with Fredy in the lobby.
He arrived just as …
Really good buffet breakfast so the hotel redeemed itself a bit. We walk to the station with hotel porter carrying cases and one other guy from the US. We stand on the platform facing a barrage of sellers standing on the tracks. A local train pulls in and a hundred more get off it, rather like the Tardis. Then our train arrives from Cusco and …
... will have to get out and walk, I am fully with it. The choice is this, stay on the bus which is in the middle of stand still traffic up to Ollantaytambo, or go on foot to perhaps get to the station in time for the last train to AC. If you`ve ever seen these roads you would know that dragging a bag on wheels is not going to happen. Instead, against my better judgement, we grab a handful of essentials and hot foot it for God knows how long to God knows where. ...
... played with their pets, Frederico the parrot, and a possum. The father of the house played his guitar whilst his daughter dressed in traditional attired danced by his side. We bid the family farewell and joined the Inca trail and along the way stopping before beautiful vistas as Carlitos told us the story of the incas. The final morning, we woke up in Aguas Calientes the town at the bottom and climbed the first 1800 steps to Machu Picchu. Later we went up Wayna Picchu ( ...
... However, when we arrived at Intipata we were able to sit back and soak up the amazing views before taking advantage of the bright afternoon with panoramic photos.
Leaving the farming terraces of Intipata we had a further thirty minute walk to our final camp where we again relaxed and played cards before enjoying our final dinner together. Dessert for dinner was cake and we have no idea how it was made or transported but the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility