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... her hand made textiles, explaining the symbolism of their rich embroidery. Next, we sailed upstream on one of the intricately fashioned, dragon boat-shaped vessels, again made of reeds. It was so peaceful on the lake at oar-stroke pace, if a little cool. Our destination was the capital of the Uros, an island with its own church, cafe and shops. Disappointingly, I was unable to queue for the stamp in my passport that would have proved ...
We finally made it to Cusco after Steve's
bout of food poisoning and checked into a posher hostel for him to recover
fully. Once recuperated we started our 4D/3N trek which is an alternative to
the Inca Trail. It offers the beauty of the Andes with less crowds and an
easier climb which was very much appreciated once we were on it. Steve had
researched it intensively before setting off so we even had a portable toilet
carried on the donkeys for us - it ...
... with 6 beds, so we each get an extra bed to hold our stuff and to steal blankets and pillows from.
Once we got settled, we joined the others to take a walk around the city. We went around the church and to the area we thought was the main square. We continued to the market after that. I only bought a bracelet for 5 soles.
We met everyone else at 5:30 and went out for supper. We ...
... you have to try llama! Robin took me, Andy, Davo, George and a few others to a restaurant on Plaza de Armas...it was delicious. Thanks Robin for making me try it!!
Cusco is a great place to do various things. I definitely made the most of my time here. I ate well, I partied a lot and got to experience some amazing festivals which I will think of fondly for the rest of my life. I also met some very lovely people, as you will find ...
... the last few weeks events, they had had a great time while ours ended up in the doctors office. Finally getting sick of people trying to sell us the same paintings they claim to have done themselves, we headed to the market for lunch. On the way to the market we found a bunch of food venders in a smaller square along the way and stopped for some tumbo juice in a bag. It was really nice and fresh. There was a loads selling slices of cake, we ended up getting a slice of ...