La Casa de Barro Lodge & Restaurant
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... more genuine."
After chicha we went on to Urubamba for lunch. I told them IŽd brought a packed lunch form Cusco (a cheap S./4 sandwich) but Doris exclaimed "I am the host!", insisted I eat with them and she would pay for it. We ended up in this fancy restaurant that was double the price of anywhere IŽd dream of setting foot in and I ate a deliciously tender alpaca tenderloin, with quinoa and asparagus.
Over lunch I learned that my ...
... yucca, grape and apple, even an assortment of grains can be used to create the drink.
Chicha is most commonly associated with any homemade fermented drink, and we found it widely available, even at breakfast. Did we try it? Yes, we did. I don't care for the taste of beer to start with, and thought this was next to vile. And I'm not sure which Greg liked less, cuy or chicha.
... homework and played soccer. They even used the play area where we cut the grass which made our job yesterday seem not quite so pointless. After dinner we introduced Twister and all of the words that go with it. They caught on very quickly and it was lots of fun! Now we're in bed ...
... regular attacks from the many crazy farm dogs it was
When we arrived back at the farm
we were broken. My waterproofs were filthy and smelly, my eyes were full of
dust and my nostrils had become holiday accommodation for more species of
insect than can be found in the entire British Isles.
I jumped on the back of Diablo so
Jonny could ride back on his own and we set off back to Cuzco, a warm toilet
and a clean bed.
... Another nicely prepared meal awaits us and we have an early night.
Day three also starts early, after we get a hot cup of mate the coca while we are still in our beds; great start to the day. Our guide explains that leaving early gives us the best chance to see some animals. But somehow we are never the first people to leave in the morning, so we don’t get to see any deer or bears but did see some beautiful birds. Most of today is downhill. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility