La Casa de Barro Lodge & Restaurant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
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... and assist with symptoms of altitude sickness) made it for an uncomfortable night. Nevertheless we are all excited about our day's adventure and we have a light breakfast, buffet style (which I have become very fond of) in preparation....it will be a full day. We check out of our hotel at around 10am and we are on our way. Our tour guide is Yaison (funny spelling for a name pronounced Jason) and Mr Jerry is our driver. Yaison is local guy, short and stumpy, rather funny ...
... colored salt they say is the best, but I cannot tell the difference in taste.
The ancient Andean communities were just as clever as the Egyptians and Mesopotamians when it comes to managing irrigation. Evidence is everywhere from the princely palaces' fountains and baths to the agricultural and salt terraces and even the vineyards in production today ...
... the dog, so cute! We go for a brief climb to get acclimatised to the altitude and I do note the quick breathlessness that comes over you. BUT, no severe reactions so it's all good. After that I refresh then have dinner made by the host and its traditional chicken with rice and sliced potato with a tomato sauce - lovely. Yucay, and surrounding villages, are built on either side of a straight road, many of the houses are a work ...
On our second day in Arequipa we were up at 3am to start the long journey to the Colca Cayon. The Colca Cayon is twice as deep as the Grand Cayon and the second deepest in the world! On route to the cayon we went to the Condor view point where we watched these incredible birds soaring in the sky! Then we began day one of our trek which was all down hill for 6 hours which was tough going. ...
... that were overflowing onto the roads, and it was impossible to stay dry. We start getting down into a less cold climate and it begins to rain, and at this point I didn't care because the rain drops are warmer than the actual temperature and funnily enough it warmed me up a little haha. Ridiculous!! As we keep riding, Aaron manages to get some great videos on Almost and we realise Elvis is no longer riding behind us and has jumped back into our van that is following us. ...