Villa Carmen Lodge
Travel Blogs from Peru
... in the late afternoon - please google the lodge it is very interesting, the rooms have three walls with one open to the jungle. The lodge provided sporadic wifi and electricity. Our days were very active with long hikes giving us the opportunity to view it's many fauna and wildlife. We were lucky enough to see the Harpie ...
Lee has finally arrived (yay!) and we've spent the last week doing the Salkantay trek, finishing up at Machu Picchu. It was tough but well worth it.
At the hostel front door at 6am. Picked up by the tour operator in a minibus then on to collect the other hikers. There are six of us in total - Denise and Albert from LA, Arish and Meera from India. On to Mollepata for breakdast then another drive up to Soray Pampa where we start our hike.
... verses destroying one to build another.
The night found us at an exquisite restaurant for a birthday amongst the group. I had my first steak cooked on a stone. It was a nice touch. A delicious steak and lovely food and company made for a great night.
The next morning we boarded a bus and left most of our stuff in Cusco. We knew we would be back in a few short days.
The place where I am typing this is about 20 feet from the ocean in a National Park called Pan se Azucar (sugarloaf) in the Atacama Desert in Peru.
In the past two weeks we travelled about 600 km north, in stages of course. We saw and learned beautiful things. One of the best is Pisco ! We can't wait to introduce everybody to Pisco sours. Pisco is a sort ...
This morning I started my routine - get up around 7:15am, shower, eat my yummy breakfast of local granola with quinoa cereal, small bananas, some local bread, and of course coca leaf in hot water. At 8:30 I meet up with Jhader and Carlos, and we're off!
Our first stop is Chinchero, which is the Peruvian town that specializes in textiles, specifically in making thread from sheep, llama, and alpaca, dying it, and the weaving it into all sorts of things. We arrive in the town ...
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