La Maison Del Solar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the second part of the walk so, instead, we opted to return to San Carmila market to
buy more Coca leaves. We never tire of
seeing the unusual meats and fruits and vegetables at the local markets.
We ended our wonderful day with dinner at a restaurant Bill
had noted in several guide books and blogs as being one of the best. “Huntapa” specialized in platters of a variety
of potatoes ...
... owe him another $135 USD. He insists on trying to speak to me in English, although it is so broken that I can't understand him, in spite of the fact that I speak Spanish. He speaks English (sort of) to me, and then I translate it back to him in Spanish for clarification. It would make a great blooper. He could not make it clear why I owed him the additional money, in either language, so in order to get him to leave, I paid ...
... made from the nation's favourite alcoholic tipple, Pisco. I drank it only for culturally enlightening reasons, obviously. After an overnight stay in a wooden shack with the (slightly creepy) American, we began trekking back up the other side of the canyon at 4.30am. It was pitch black and we had to rely on the light from our head torches and the stars overhead to find our way along the dry, dusty tracks as they wound up the cliffside. Then the sun ...
... to have a long, hot shower and wash my hair. I felt a little dizzy and thought it might have been because I had the water too hot. When I was drying myself off, I felt a bit sluggish and could feel the beginnings of a headache. :-(
Once we were dressed and down in the dining room for breakfast, I found I had no appetite and picked at my food. I just had a cup of coffee and a glass of water before we gathered in the hotel foyer and awaited ...
... the monastery remained officially closed off from the world until 1970.
In the afternoon we wandered around the town and went to the popular ZigZag restaurant, a blend of Swiss and Peruvian food - or, Andean and Alpine. We both went for the taster menu which was excellent. On the subject of food, the local delicates in Peru are alpaca (cousin of the llama. Depending on how well it's cooked, it can be bland and ...