Travel Blogs from Cusco
... br> After a long climb uphill to over 4000m we arrived at the starting point for our first adventure, a 65km, non-stop downhill bike ride along the winding road which led the way down from the heights of the Andes to the jungle below (1600m). What should have been a spectacular bike ride however was a little hindered by the fact that it was freezing cold and an unrelenting rain continued to fall no matter how much we wished for the sunshine to poke out it's beautiful head! There was ...
... regular attacks from the many crazy farm dogs it was
When we arrived back at the farm
we were broken. My waterproofs were filthy and smelly, my eyes were full of
dust and my nostrils had become holiday accommodation for more species of
insect than can be found in the entire British Isles.
I jumped on the back of Diablo so
Jonny could ride back on his own and we set off back to Cuzco, a warm toilet
and a clean bed.
... been placed in Elemental Spanish. I was not all that surprised. I had a feeling I was heading down this road when during my test I had spent putting head mostly on my desk, letting simple words like "todavia" just slip my mind, did not finish the writing portion, wrote part of my test on the wrong part of the page, and during my interview potion I told my instructor that I was a "pessimistic" person... She did not ask me any more ...
... br> Most food was under $2 for a meal but we went out to a nice restaurant to try the local delacacies for a treat after climbing Machu Picchu :-)
Meals: $1.50 - $15
Water: $1 per litre
Alcohol: $3 shorts, $2 beers
Average Daily Spend per person: $30
Transport there for both of us: $90
Total Spend for both of us inc. Transport: $200