San Agustin Monasterio de la Recoleta Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSan Agustin Monasterio de la Recoleta Hotel Urubamba
Friendly staff but something left to be desired if you are looking to have some piece and quiet.
Piscco Sours were fabulous!
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... which was very interesting. When the spanish arrived and defeated the Incas they put a church up on the Incas sacred site..as time has passed they are reestablishing the Inca ruins so it has a bit of both on the site.
We then drove to our accommodation for the night and it is fantastic, big rooms, beautiful gardens and really peaceful, would loved to have been here a few days ago.
Its all about the Incas for the next few days.. so ...
... tightened up into a ravine between high mountains, a very strange thing happened- the climate completely changed! The vegetation became lush and tropical with vines hanging from flowering trees, and we started to see pawpaw and banana plants, and even cactus growing by the trackside. Flowering bromeliads, parasitic jungle ferns on the trees- we could ...
... were so steep and high that there was a rope to hold on to and help hoist yourself up the steeps. This hand rail made of metal was rusting and my hands soon looked like they were covered in bad fake tan. It took us just over 45 minutes to reach the tool we took some amazing photos before heading up a ladder and into a cave. This cave lead to a small opening on the other side and another ladder up to some rocks on top. Typical ex soldiers had sparked up a joint on top and the ...
... just after 05:30 walking with headlights as the sun still hadn't started to rise. A couple of use were singing songs as we walked along until we were asked to be quiet- I guess not everyone is a morning person hehe. We reached some pretty steep steps - affectionately known as the monkey steps as many people climb them on their hands and feet; and then we were at the sun gate. What an indescribable feeling- to have finally made it after three days of pretty hard work. Our ...
What an amazing day, I have no words for how perfect it was... Started at 5am with a 12km trek up the Andean mountains at an altitude of 2500m above sea level, needless to say this was no walk in the park! Every single moment of this day was spectacular, from the views of the snow capped mountains and valleys in the distance to all the ancient Incan ruins and llamas along the trek to Machu Picchu. So much respect for ...