Travel Blogs from Ayacucho
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
... it and then taking a long bus ride but I am sure we will be fine.
We made the same dinner as last night and are now getting ready to turn in for the night. Others at this place relaxed all day on the couches and are now ready to be active...backwards people.
# of bus rides: long distance 4 local 3
# of monies found: 5 cent Peruvian sole (pretty much worthless)
I wont bore you with the other numbers that have stayed the same.
... went walking!! Good flight-- the runway at La Paz is supposedly 4k's long as it takes the planes longer to get into the sky- Mal timed it - of course - and it took 50 secs!! Landed safely in Lima - and here we still are for another 3 hrs for our connecting flight- we've been here for 2 !!! Pity there 's no Qantas club! Now I bet you've enjoyed reading that fascinating story- sorry, but I need to look back and realise it wasn't all that ...
... So, I included my prayer, in Spanish, in case she can't read English! I was going to go Para Gliding today, but was strongly advised against it in light of last year's accident. I guess that's good advice. So, I'm off to the spa at the hotel instead for a facial and scrub before taking off to Arequipa later this afternoon. I'll be checking out of my 5 star hotel and checking in to my 2 start hotel at $38 a night. I might ...