Sonesta Hotel Cusco
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
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We took the 1 hour flight from Lima to Cusco, from sea level to 3350 metres high. The views out of the plane window were just incredible & we were finally in the Andes. For a long time the scenery was Alp-like then all,of a sudden we descended into the valley of Cusco and could see buildings on all sides. On arrival at our Hotel - Sonesta we …
... Panama together with zip lining, lots of hiking through beautiful cloud forests and jungle, volcano boarding and hitting an awesomely scary speed of 68 km/hr whilst clinging on for my life to a piece of wood! Central America continued to amaze me with volcanoes, forest, beaches and of course more beaches! I got on a surf board for the first time and managed to stand up for a second after about 4 hrs trying, kayaked in gorgeous volcanic lakes, saw a fair few sloths in the ...
... way through Chile, Bolivia and Peru (quite a challenge). We exchanged our stories, he also had a mishap of finding some trouble and explained to us that he had been beaten and had his phone stolen in Bolivia. Unfortunately these things happen all over the world. The hike along the rails was nice, actually illegal to walk, but pleasant. It was also a lot cheaper than the over priced Peru-rail train that would have cut our trip shorter should we have paid the fare ...
Sadly, we leave this amazing place tomorrow. It is so steeped in history. Rather a dark history. This city was the centre of an Incan empire that, at its height, stretched for 4,500 kms, spanned six modern-day countries and ruled over twelve million people! And it was conquered by 168 Spanish soldiers under Francisco Pizarro, in 1532. Pizarro, apparently, had difficulty getting his troops to follow him from Panama and so he drew a line in the sand ...
... section was a bit more unusual. In addition to the standard hacked up carcases of cows, there were cow heads on display. The ears were missing and the skin peeled off but the eyes and a wet, whiskery nose remained intact. What they did with the heads, we've no idea - perhaps Google might have some recipes online. There were also some frogs for sale - some alive and some dead - apparently they were an aphrodisiac.
Afterwards we went to Don Pimiento, ...