La Casa de Barro Lodge & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Urubamba
... quick brekkie with the girls and were ready for the long bus journey back to Arequipa. None of us were looking forward to this but the scenery was actually amazing most of the way. It's a pretty cool canyon but a 12 hour round trip might be a bit much!!
We had a bit of a frustrating time trying to get our ticket for La Paz when we got back to Arequipa, in that the girl at the bus company's desk had disappeared and no one knew when she was going to be back but they still told ...
... they were even enticed to say ‘please’, ‘thank-you’ and even speak nicely and politely. It was also really funny to see that a kid had to be escorted from my class to another because he enjoyed the activities so much, that he refused to leave and had to escorted to his next class by the lead volunteer.
I was also very pleased to see the amazement in the other volunteers’ face, when they saw that my group of ...
... and as the light faded, Flora's smart phone with its torch came to the rescue, so we could better see what we were doing. There was a lot of chatting, interpreting and laughing as we showed how inexpert we were at cooking in these conditions. Others also dropped in, including baby Andrew, and his young relative, who mostly carried him around in the traditional way, in a large shawl on her back. Andrew charmed us all, me especially as he learned my name very ...
... time there was a moderate shower coming down. Another first, we donned our ponchos. We got to the waiting area at about 4am and that is when I started feeling ill. There was a rumbling in my stomach and I had no energy whatsoever. With what energy I had left I got Rach to help me back up the hill to the amenities. Two trips were made up and down the hill before the trail opened. Each time a liquid donation was made ...
... sudsy mixture. The dirty wool is soon transformed to being clean and white. This stuff is better than OMO!
Next we get a demonstration of how they have dyed wool since ancient times using leaves, parasites etc. the moment was kinda ruined when Marleny's mobile went off, which she pulled from somewhere buried in her traditional garb. When the weaving demonstration was complete we were shown the beautiful array of merchandise. I knew this was going to turn ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service