La Casa de Barro Lodge & Restaurant
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... city that we pick up some of the rubbish and put it into a bag that he gives us-it's totally voluntarily but everyone participated. Good idea. Then he brought us to a Cocoa shop and showed us other uses for the plant instead of cocaine, like wine, beer and various foods. Then onto the hippy part of town that had a good view of the city. Then he explained a little about how the Incas built their buildings and then the last ...
... 8221; Other than this I am having a great time.
We remount when the scar turns back into a trail. At the head of the trail we can look down on two hundred or so salt ponds that are laid out in terraces that reach down the mountain. Many are white from the salt that remains after the water evaporates. In one of the shallow pools a brightly dressed older woman stoops over and hacks the thin layer of salt from the ...
... one we did the previous day, but it was still nice to know that the rest of the day's hike would be either flat or slightly downhill. About an hour beyond the pass, we found ourselves at the bottom of a flight of stone steps leading up to the second site of the day, Sayacmarca. It means "inaccessible town", so named because the only way in and out of the site was through the narrow flight of steps that we were about to climb up. A wrong step and we would fall off its side ...
... subsequently became the base of the colonial church of Iglesia de Santo Domingo.
It was very impressive to see the Inca stonework that remains till this day, as well as the golden plaque which displays all the important Inca gods.
Basically pronounced as ´´sexy woman´´. It is characterized by three levels of massive rocks in a zig-zag shape that overlooks the city of Cuzco. This is the fort where the fiercest battle between ...
... uneventful, aside from some ruins and lots of alpaca and sheep. We arrived at around 2:30 pm. Awamaki’s master weaver and dye workshop guide, Daniel, showed us around his house (our lodgings for four days) and then took us to search for some plants for our dyes! We each came with three kilos of sheep yarn, equivalent to 15 skanes, to dye in several different colors. Since we got there late we couldn’t do much else but look around the town, eat, and go ...
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