La Quinta Inn Peru Starved Rock State Park
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... place called hostel Sol. It was more expensive than we would normally pay but it ended up being so worth it! We were able to check in right away, shower, change and then head out for lunch. After lunch we were going to go to this museum where there is some 'mummy' that was found in the mouth a volcano from inca times. They call her Juanita the beautiful mummy and she was sacrificed by the inca as a young girl. It was recommended and seemed like an interesting thing to do. As ...
Slept with the blinds open and it was lovely to look out and see trees, stars and planes flying across the sky. Woke to see the early morning glow and lay in bed watching the sunrise colour the clouds.
Heated the muffins in the microwave - came out quite fresh and tasty. Toasted the left over french stick and had the last of the peanut butter. On the road at 8.30, a cool 46 F and high cloud covering the sky. Drove to the marina on the river to look ...
... it and now everything is going to get better day by day. And since we'll have a rental car, we'll still have the chance to drive out to the circus and visit with our friends sometime this weekend!
Work continues later today and since we lost time with the breakdown, we'll probably work into the weekend to make sure Mendota knows they have a circus coming. Blog posts will continue on a normal basis because our hotel has wi-fi (what a treat!).
... route once we had checked in.
The bus journey was pretty horrendous because it was hot, I
needed a wee, and I got sandwiched between a large guy in the window, and a
Peruvian woman with all her shopping in the aisle. The journey took a total of 6 hours. If you do choose to go to Chivay first, you
will most likely be standing for the 2 hours on to Cabanaconde. If you get off the bus at Chivay to use the
toilet, make sure you leave ...
... not to gawk when you first encounter the canyon and just the canyon, the way it slopes down down down in big, long strokes, clumps of cacti, dry brush, sand-colored boulders jutting out at odd angles as if a desert landscape had been plastered across the walls of a vast crevice. We could appreciate such sights, inebriate ourselves with such sights, on the trek down.
Trekking back up, on the other hand, was one of the most difficult ...