- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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Rests hand in hair whilst trying to remember what we have been doing since the last edition, removes hand from hair, Ipad screen now covered in stray hairs, blows hairs off screen onto innocent cafe table. Moulting is becoming an issue. Further hair drops onto screen. Our journey from Mendoza towards the Atacama desert was delayed for a night in Santiago due to a combination of timetable issues, the treasurer's desire for optimal value for money and of course Rach's desire ...
... waiting for the warm thermals to lift them into flight. The morning was quite overcast and after an hour of watching and waiting for some action a glimmer of sun appeared and suddenly the air was filled with magnificent flying condors, both adults and juveniles, literally over our heads. It was one of the many highlights of our trip. From there we made the return journey over the barren altiplano, and more alpaca and vurcuna sightings. It was bitterly cold ...
... and played cards whilst watching the sun go down. We were sad to catch our final glimpses of the impressive Misti volcano before it was shrouded in darkness.
Shortly after we headed to the bus station to catch our overnight bus to Cusco. Although we'd treated ourselves to the suite class, the bus had nothing on Argentinean buses and unfortunately for Chris the seats are made for people of smaller stature. Still, we had some dinner, watched the Hunger Games and both managed to get some ...
At the Chivay bus station, departed at 11:30AM to Arequipa for three hours by local van instead the dump seat bus. Paid S/.15 a way.
Arrived at the local shuttle van outside of downtown. Took the taxi (S/.7) direct to the Posada de Jursalen four four nights. $10US per nightly without the pravite bathroom.
not much to do tonight. Just rest and stayed in hotel.
... felt safe the whole time.
We had a pisco sour at sunset on a terrace overlooking the square and surrounding volcanos and enjoyed listening to some Peruvian pipe players. Although we were provided with blankets, it was chilly but very nice.
After dinner we met up with the others at the wild rover for a few drinks and finished quite early as we had an early start the next day.