The House Of Carola
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... pair of Maui Jim's in there. - New somewhat expensive white prana type t-shirt. Must have been "borrowed" when doing my laundry in India. Fortunately I have another. - Got robbed for the first time. I was on the bus sitting down with only my luggage in the adjacent seat and my backpack with all my valuables below my seat next to my feet. The thief must have snagged it from under the seat somehow unbeknownst to me. ...
... now to her younger 17 year old self! Our hostel was an old colonial mansion, with a grand open courtyard scattered with travellers of all kinds. The beds were unbelievably comfortable. Breakfast went till 12. We were happy. Cosmopolitan Cusco, a gateway to Machu Picchu, a very popular tourist hub whichhas a Macdonalds, a KFC and a Starbucks. However, they are discreetly ...
... had theirs from a plastic container!! After a walk through the jungle we transferred to another canoe- manpower this time - and went into a lake and over to the Sandoval Lodge- the only lodge actually in the national park. After being allocated our rooms we went on a short walk with Oscar-our fantastic guide-and then watched the sunset over the lake. Went for a night walk in the jungle to see if we could see anything- the only thing we saw ...
... worth splashing out if in Cusco. We rounded off our meal by toasting our friend Lesley as it was her 60th, many happy returns Lesley!!!
Our final day in Cusco marks the start of Peru's Independence Day celebrations. The Plaza de Armas and surrounding streets are heaving with marching bands ranging from the Girl Guides and WI to the army. Quite some sight!
Tomorrow we head off up the Sacred Valley to our old haunt of ...
... see below). Our driver found a guide for us and he was able to tell is all kinds of interesting facts. It turns out that Pisaq is at about 12,000 ft so we all noticed our hearts beating quite hard after climbing all the stairs. The ancient Quechua were amazing engineers and the stone work was so precise. They even had rudimentary ...
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