La Casa de Barro Lodge & Restaurant
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
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... us all about the history of Machu Picchu. We then had lunch at the restaurant at the base. For the afternoon, we could go with a guide or have free roaming time. We decided to go with our local guide to Moon Gate which had a lot of steps and rock walkways. It was a 2 1/2 hour trek. It was well worth the amazing views that we got of Machu Picchu. We also had Llamas walking along the path with us. On the train ...
... his wife. The situation couldn't have been more perfect or unexpected. Aldo and his wife, Yurka, are very nice people in their mid-30s and we spent most of the night talking about everything from small talk to politics. It was really nice to be back hanging with West and living with nice local people again. After we helped prepare and eat a nice meal of chifa (Chinese food) and talked for a while, I pitched the tent and we called it a ...
... there is nothing left of the Inca's presence in Cuzco except for stone walls, which the Spanish used as foundations for their buildings. So all over the central parts of Cuzco are buildings - hotels, restaurants, banks, stores - that have Inca walls as their base. The Templo del Sol itself formed the base of a church, Santa Domingo. As part the church, three buildings that were part of the Inca temple still exist and can be visited. They survived because they were ...
... so to dehydrate and press the salt. This is only able to exist because these mountains used to be on the sea bed (they contain ocean salt, fossils and shells), until the two tectonic plates moved across each other and one side was forced up into the sky to creat the Andes.
We were amazed because we drove along many dirt tracks, totally off the beaten track, with no street signs to guide us, just the driver's knowledge. Bunniks are amazing, taking us to places ...
... Domingo del Cusco. I thought "oh no, not another church" but this one had the most interesting story. The church is also called by the Inca name of Qorikancha because it has some amazing Inca ruins. The Spaniards usually knocked down all of the Incan places of worship and even used their rocks to build their own churches. So in this church they used the Incan buildings as a foundation for their own buildings. They built the first floor ...