Las Casitas del Colca
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... their own houses and servants. Those days are gone now and the present nuns live in a new convent. Leaving the convent and getting back to our hotel was not an experience I'd like to repeat. The demonstrators had been cleared from the plaza with police surrounding it but it was obvious there had been paving uprooted and stones thrown etc. We were relieved to leave early this morning although no demonstrators were around and the plaza was being cleared ...
Up and at it very early with a 645am pick up for our tour to the Condor Canyon. The drive through the canyon was spectacular. Every angle was amazing, we even saw the active Volcano smoking. It last erupted in the 90's and is now expected to erupt anytime. We wound around switch backs higher and further into the canyon. Not the best roads and at one point we drove through the mountain, in the middle of the tunnel you could not see the light of day! I may of been praying through ...
... short of breath. It was a quick stop. One of the men on the bus was not doing well and was worried he would need oxygen. The decent into the Colca Canyon to a town called Chivay was quick, thankfully! Once in Chivay we were in need of a bank machine, after being on the island and some unexpected expenses and purchases we were low on cash. Unfortunately the bank machine was not working. I was worried as we were not staying in Chivay and we were going ...
... around noon, I was just all alone there. I sat close to the border and saw the canyon below, and the huge mountains on the opposite side. It was silent, just a light wind. I just sat there, feeling the beauty, and then…. yes! below me, a condor gliding close to “my" mountain! He passed, I did well see the white feathers on top of his wings and his white collar. I feel so happy, sit again, and see, ...
... br> The next day, I decided to walk to the Cruz del Condor. It is a vista point at about 3 hours up, but not steep. I just followed the road, and suddenly I met these men working, clearing up fallen stones… and calling me: they had found a mice family hidden in some dried grass on the road! A mother and 5 little tiny blind babies. The man had taken the mother in his hands, then put her back, and quickly she took one baby and ran away. We saw ...