La Posada del Monasterio
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... at the other port some local parents clearly thought we were trust worthy gringos as they left their 4yo child with us as they disappeared, they didn't ask mind you, they just wandered off. I couldn't help but think what would be said in other countries about what would most likely be considered gross parental negligence, but this is Island life and apparently it's legit to leave your kids unattended with foreigners, who am I to judge.
That night we caught another ...
... females and are coloured the same black and white. Young birds are brown. Walked for about an hour along the top of the canyon, where we spotted hummingbirds, larger than others I've seen. They were feasting on the bromeliads. Back on bus and wound our way back through the mountains. Stopped at a roadside spot for sandwiches for lunch and then on back to Arequipa for the ...
... to own that land is out of luck.
When we were trying to book this trip, we were surprised that there were no big operators - all the tours were no more than 6-8 people. We found out why when we turned off the main highway to go to Caral. Down a narrow farm road and then we turned off onto a rutted dirt road and bounced our way along. Pretty soon we came to a river with hardly any water and had to drive ...
... steaks served sizzling on volcanic stone and some delcious Argentinian Melbec to sip on.
That was our whistlestop tour of Arequipa.
What we learnt
When done right, Alpaca is a delicious, rich, gamey meat.
I do not go well when sleep deprived and overheated at altitude
The French love South Peru
It costs a fortune to climb anything over 6000m
Isla del Sol,Bolivia, via Puno, ...
... 2. If you haven't got your desired result in three to five seconds, repeat step 1. Under no circumstances should you adjust your behaviour. Do the same thing over and over and expect different results. That's Einstein's definition of insanity. QED.
That's enough whingeing and movie commentary for now. Now it's time to start following 47 Ronin Keating a bit more closely. I'm still trying to work out which character lines up with Aladdin's Genie. It's nothing like ...