Posada Los Andes De America
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Cruz Del Sur I tells ya.......I have never been on a bus like it. We chose to take our night trip from Nazca to Arequipa in style. Buying first class tickets with what is probably the best bus company in Peru, HoseB and I found ourselves on the first floor of the bus, sitting in massive leather lazy boy´s that reclined back to almost flat. I have …
... egg white. After lunch I relaxed in the sunshine before going back to the hotel to relax some more. We had a briefing this evening about what we are to expect over the next 5 days. It sounds like it's gna be challenging but I'm really looking forward to it. Tomorrow we are going to Ollantaytambo then we start the Inca trail on Monday. Some of us had hot chocolate or coffee with Peruvian pastries for dinner tonight. The local coffee, chocolate and coca leaf tea helps with altitude ...
We were told day two would be the most challenging of the 4 day trek and it certainly lived up to expectation. A steep sloped mountain needed to be climbed and we began early. Our guide woke us early and to our surprise had brought coffee and tea to our doorstep. This got us moving and packing, the night had been cold and it was hard to leave the comfort of my sleeping bag. Today we were allowed to trek by ourselves as king as we stopped at each checkpoint. 2 hours of steep slopes and ...
... with 2 Kiwis and 2 Puerto Ricans. We would sweat and toil alongside these people for the next 4 days. We were the Minions. That was our team name. Or Miriams as pronounced by David.
Day 1 of the Trek was easy-ish. We maintained a decent pace and there were a few steep ups and downs but nothing too strenuous. We stopped a few times to view Inca sites while David would give us a full briefing as we rested our legs and refuelled. As dusk fell we arrived ...
... t work during the rainy season), and even taste the salty water. The Sacred Valley of the Incas is well named and we have been blown away by the history, terrain, and cuisine in this region. Tomorrow we begin our final phase of Andean adventure. We're off to Machu Picchu for a couple of nights! Wifi has been very spotty, so bear with us. We'll continue to try to get these posts out. But we're still alive, and loving our first trip to South America!XOXO,
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