La Gruta Hotel
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So this morning is an early one. It is going to be a long day and we need to be on the road early. We're up at 5am and packed and ready to rumble. Breakfast is going to have to wait as nothing is open yet, not even the convenience stores. Not so convenient i guess. We ended up finding a small local store just outside Arequipa, topped up the …
... I saw one flying away, but it was too small to even take a photo of, and I wouldn’t have known it was a condor except for the guy who actually saw it when it was closer. We stayed there for an hour, and no one in our group saw one because we weren’t given any information on where to look from our guide.
We got back in the bus and headed back to Chivay and stopped a few different spots on ...
... lies – it was dark by the time I headed out
of the bus station to grab a cab.
Thankfully there was room at the inn as had no energy for
shopping around – was a typical trip – annoying git behind constantly kicking
my back through the seat and far too many stops. Was glad I had travelled
during the day though as the trip through ...
... 4,200m on day 2. We had free time in the afternoon so we visited a museum that houses "Juanita", a mummy preserved in ice, of a 12-13 year old girl sacrificed to the volcano god to stop the eruptions. We learnt that these children were selected at birth for this honour and buried with their umbilical cords. Juanita was killed with a blow to the head but ...
... We then ordered Cuy Chactado - deep fried,smashed guinea pig which was delivered whole ( including head and claws), flattened and covered in batter. It looked horrendous. Jayne was not at the table when it was served. When she came back from the loo she nearly freaked out when she saw what was on the plate. It didn't taste of much either. See photos below. Ah we'll we had to try it once but never again.
Jayne and I ...