Sonesta Posadas Del Inca Cusco
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It was an afternoon flight out of Houston, Texas, and we arrived Lima just before midnight. We decided to stay in the airport that night because we have to catch our flight to Cusco in about 5-6 hours. I almost lost my bag, left it on a waiting chair at the check in area and the bag contained all my valuables including my wallet and passport. It …
Wednesday 18th September Ecoamazonia to Cuzco
We were very pleased to see our 5 star hotel with hot water, exhaust fans, washing facilities etc. We caught up with Wendy who took us all to the laundry to drop off all the grubby clothes. The rest of the day provided more opportunities for retail therapy.
Everyone met up at the fountain in the ...
... bus at 8am! Trip was amazing, but had a lot of walking at a very high altitude and a LOT of very steep steps! We visited 3 Inca sights within the Sacred Valley: Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero. The first two were sights of Inca worship and the last was a lovely little town with a big catholic church -Monserrat- with original paintings all over the inside...unfortunately we ...
... at which point the woman started whipping him with a rope...and not lightly either! We were all in hysterics when Rob was chosen to join in the dance and had to reenact the scene...and was also whipped rather brutally! After the dancing some hardcore members of the group headed to the Irish bar, but the rest of us (still suffering from carb overload and lack of veg) headed back to the hotel. Tomorrow we are all dreading the day of ...
... to visit the nearby Sacred Valley and to trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
I feel like I could lecture you for hours about the history here. I'm sure everyone knows that my storytelling is often rambling and littered with awkward pauses, so I'll try to keep it brief.
The Incas were very technologically advanced in some ways, but not so in others. As a result, they managed to build remarkable structures and roads, studied the stars and mathematics, and ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
Though I am working hard on the fluency of my Spanish, it was helpful that the desk attendants and other members had rather good English ability. Rooms are clean, but the cable tv was completely unnecessary when the whole beautiful town is waiting out there!
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