The House Of Carola
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... than flying jet and the air felt thin and cold. Once the whole group had made it to the top of the pass we paused for a group shot and to our surprise it started to snow. It seemed like fun at the time but it soon turned to rain which was constant until we reached our camp site, about two hours of walking down hill on a slippery stone path. I slipped over three times and had a few other near misses and was definitely questioning myself about why I ...
... who will be taking us up Machu Picchu tomorrow! It is so exciting to hear about our trip tomorrow but also a bit daunting due to the trek and early starts!
Dinner tonight was at a small tapas bar near the square which was very lovely.
One thing we cannot quite figure out is, why, whenever we land in a South American country, everybody starts to clap. Bonus points for any suggestions!
See you tommorow,
... the trek, we assumed that we'll be trekking on Friday morning but we arrived a day too early! I was gutted to miss out an extra day at the beach to catch some sun as I think that was my only time to experience South America beach. That night, after walking around to find a place to eat, we ended up eating at the Irish pub ...
... the significance of, at least that is what Liam told me after they eventually caught up.
Eventually they begin to hike again and I decide I should too, since at this point I realize this is not the top, it is an additional 20/30 minute hike away. I hike up and get to the top and the views are just as incredible as before. The group catches up to me and Manuel tells me he is very impressed, but I probably shouldn't go off on my own ...
... proved much to fast for our camera. One other interesting part of the site was the grain stores (or "Pinkuylluna") built by the Incas on the opposite mountainsides of the valley from the fortress. The enormous effort of building such large storage sites on near-sheer cliff faces on the opposite side of the valley is incredible.
We finished our evening with a dinner at a local restaurant with our fellow tourists, then a short shopping trip for ...
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