El Dorado San Agustin
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The last week was full of emotion as you probably would expect. My research was coming to an end, more and more of my fellow housemates were leaving, and I had quite a few goodbyes to say.
The week started on a high, after a busy weekend (yet again!). 'Profe' Vilma (the teacher I use to volunteer with) had organised a little ‘fiesta …
... for accommodation for three nights so we can possibly go to Machu Picchu in three days time if we can get a train ticket if we're lucky which would loose us our hotel booking in Machu Picchu cost us a fortune and bust our planed route then the train lady suggested we talk to a cab driver as the alternative was to drive the mountain pass to the hydro station and get to Machu Picchu from there what she omitted to say is it's a 2 hour walk from the hydro station to Machu ...
... Pedro markets but they were closed so we found ourselves walking around streets used by the locals, not many tourists. The protesters were gathering momentum and by the time we found our way back to Main Square, it was crowded, noisy, and the riot police were out in full force. It still seemed controlled though, just noisy. We aimed for another recommended spot to look at, 'just up the (vertical) hill', when it started to rain so we ducked into a cafe to have a late lunch. The ...
... ladies greeted me with their usual shy smile. They explained that I was the only one booked in for today so I had a compketely private lesson. After showing the menu options, I chose to make:
Starter - Quinoa Cream soup
Main course -
... pisco to my pan to flambé the beef, the cap fell off and the flames were really high. Once we had finished cooking, the dish was served with chips and rice. It was really tasty and definitely something I could try back in London, but perhaps without the flames. As Greg was tired from lack of sleep and I was tired from food and pisco we headed to the hotel for a nap. Around 4pm, Ricardo took us on a tour of the most important places in Cusco... the shops! In ...