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The tour starts at 09:30 today, so little sleep in.
But I still rarely sleep past dawn. I guess it's all that sleeping on buses.
The first stop was Wari Musuem and Ruins. The tour guide talked the whole way in Spanish, then in the musuem for 30 mins. I just wandered around taking photos until they moved to the next place. These ruins predate the Incas.
The next stop was ...
... br> Stupidly didn’t book a seat early enough so ended up into
the sun – happily not too sunny. Nothing really outstanding today but by timing
it differently saw some different groups. My camera was full by 7pm so a good
excuse to head off for a beer before any final flurries of flour throwing – my
instincts to put it in the housing were correct as I had already got royally showered in
... kids to bed and enjoy a beer on the roof overlooking the old town. Getting up early while on holiday is not great. We get a taxi to the airport passing through the new town of Arequipa, some of it modern, some of it half-baked. Our flight to Lima leaves at 10:00 and it’s a quiet flight. Through the window we can see the desert below that stretches along the coast of Peru. In Lima, our pre-booked taxi isn’t there and we take an official one. At least the guy doesn’t ...
... one. This time we got to tour the church. Because it was Sunday, we could just wander in. The only strange part is that there are services going on all day. So the tourists are wandering up and down the sides of the church, while people are there for Mass. It was just too weird for me. It felt really disrespectful to wander and snap pictures while people were trying to enjoy their service. We hung out at the back for a bit and then decided to leave.
We learned ...
... everything. First night was a traditional dinner, but the family wanted chicken so we scrapped the itinerary and headed out for some chicken and chips.
The next morning it was up early to head 4hrs North to the ancient city Caral. This ancient city was discovered in the 40s but only drew attention about 8 years ago when it was determined how old it actually was. Caral redefined Peruvian history as it dated ...