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... but whatever they did register, it was delicious! In fact, it was so delicious that Jen even tried some.. and liked it!
The following morning we were up at 2:30am (Yes, thats half past two in the morning), ready to be picked up at 3am to go on the Colca Canyon tour. We were bundled into a tour bus with another 10 or so people ...
... to cry a little, because we
had plum run out of chins to keep up, but Roxanna, who wasn’t bothered in the
least, said something, and without further ado, a waiter took us to our table. (What did she say? We'll never know.) The dinner was fantastic; we dove right
into the Peru dining experience, sampling alpaca meat, quinoa, local wine, local beer,
and pisco sours.
“Now we’re, finally, ready for bed”, we ...
... example, there was an are just for fruit, another for juices, and another for chicken. The market was followed by a stop at a room in the university where they had a three dimensional model of the Colca Canyon and the guide explained some of the topography of the area. The next stop on the tour included an organic chocolate store and an alpaca textile place. The alpaca place was interesting because it explained the difference between vacunas, alpaca, guanacos, and llamas. They ...
... of him and his fish and agreed as though it was part of the job. A flock of pelicans flew by suggesting that the fisher was not the only one who knew there were fish to be had. A young couple had climbed the high sand bank behind the dunes. I couldn't resist invading their privacy by photographing them with the zoom feature of my camera. A touching scene that I hope doesn't get back to disapproving parents. We took a tuk-tuk ...
... market with more varieties of potatoes than you can imagine and stand after stand of beautiful and colorful displays of fruit. We bought several varieties of both potatoes and fruit to experiment with that evening for dinner and a big bag of coca leaves.
We ended our day with me getting a haircut at a little local salon for $8.00. She did a pretty good job!!
The next day we just hung out, took care of internet business and relaxed.