La Casona Real Hotel
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I couldn't leave without telling you about the Ukukus bar itself. Its owned by Tito and is a main stay of the local music scene. While many of the touristas party at cheesey nightclubs the locals come to this place for live music and dancing.
The entire of the Ukukus bar is covered in art and scultpures made by Mario Curassi. He is a …
... to buy from "their" Mamma and it's always nice buying from the source (also the prices seem better than some places we have been) so I think many people buy something. We bought 7 pens and sugar bowl 29 7 bird whistles @ 2 7 oval whistles @ 2 Inca "magic" jug (you pour water in the bottom but it comes out the top) 10 We walk to the main square. Luckily it's past our house so I can drop off our shopping and jacket (it's another beautiful Peruvian winter day ...
... the pictures you can see we came across a protest for pensions by the locals. I really think revolution follows my family round the world! In the afternoon we visited the local University that houses the famous ice mummy called 'Juanita' who was a 12 year old Inca who was sacrificed at the top of a local volcano and lay undisturbed for over 500 years under ice until her discovery. Because of the preservation she was in pretty ...
... briefing and met the group and guide that we would be spending the next 5 days with. As Percy the Quechuan guide went through the trek ahead, gulps echoed around the room at the mentions of "Dead Woman's Pass", steep climbs to 4200m and camping at 3600m. The next few days would be tough and would test our mental and physical strength, but we were eagerly anticipating what would undoubtedly be a stunning trek.
Next stops: the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu!
... Incan city" and the finest example of such. It has been continuously inhabited since the 13th century, and many of the homes are built within the foundations of Incan ruins. Ollantaytambo, is about an 1 1/2 hour drive from Cusco in the Sacred Valley and lies at 9,186 feet above sea level. According to the linguist Rodolfo Cerrón Palomino, the name Ollantay comes from the aimara ulla-nta-wi that ...
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