Royal Inka Hotel Pisac
Travel Blogs from Pisac
... none of the shops could provide a VAT receipt. However, one shop is going through the process of setting this up and should be in a position to do this in December. Oh well, Diane has made a note of the things I thought would be suitable. I couldn't resist buying a few pieces there and then, though.
I enquired whether online purchasing might get around the problem of the VAT receipt but they don't do that in Peru, mainly because the post is unreliable ...
... my packed lunch in the shade of some trees. About 5 km. Good practice for the Inca trail trek, I suppose.
For some reason, I had been expecting to see a small site. Not so. The ruins are made up of farming terraces each the size of a football pitch; long staircases; water channels; ornamental waterfalls and rooms. There is a mix of granite and redstone, resulting in a contrast between matt and shiny surfaces. It ...
... nuts, popcorn and chewy roasted beans (habas) we were offloaded and put on the bus I had enquired about earlier.
Tuesday morning, there was no bus, so we stood in a queue for an imaginary bus parked up in the assumed spot - quite bizarre!
On Wednesday, as we set out, we took a right through the gate rather than the usual left. I must confess to a little flutter of anxiety but this soon subsided as I realised 2 left turns later, we were ...
... lady vampires, witches and lions. One little girl showed me which face paint she would like but told me her mother would not like it. She asked if she could go and ask permission from Mum and was gone and back in a flash, beaming with excitement as she sat on the stool with her eyes shut ready for me to begin. This was my favourite face.
A successful day ...... until I turned the sink tap on and it fell ...
... to Cusco booked for 2:30 that afternoon. The security check for this bus was much more relaxed. Our bus this time was a VIP bus. Fancy. Again we got the cheap seats in the back by booking online in advance. The seats this time were like first class on an airplane. There are two seats on the left side and only one on the right because they are so big. They recline 160 degrees and even John's knees dont touch the seat ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking