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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Varayoc Aguas Calientes
Great value and hospitality - met us at the station, gave us a map, clean room with shower, woke us at 4.45 am and fed us breakfast for US$30!
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Machu Picchu can never be described by photo or video - you have to see it for yourself
The Chayana Wasi hostel owner gave us some good tips for Machu Picchu while we were having breakfast. He used to be a guide on the Inca Trail so we accepted his information to be good.
A group of police officers came knocking on the hostel door asking if they could use hot showers, they had been in the area for few days and only had …
... before dinner at the hotel as a group. After, we headed to the bar with the Canadian women and a couple from Indiana. They are nice. And one of the Canadians (Susan) proposed to Henry. Now, crippled, full of pisco sours, there is some Catholic saint day today here (Feast of St Carmen?) and fireworks are happening and there is dancing in the streets. This country is 90% catholic. They don't mess around. Tomorrow we have the morning off, and head to the train at 1 PM back to ...
... Scale a mountain, repeat across each mountain to get all the way to our stop. We had a few rest stops on the way. At one, about half of us had already used the bathroom, but myself and a few others were still in line. Danielle was smart and brought some toilet paper along for the trip and was passing it out to everybody. A man near the restrooms had toilet paper and was previously selling it to people to use the bathrooms. I think when he realized he wasn't ...
... was an option of walking but with limited time and also wanting to conserve our energy we chose to pay the twenty four dollars to get the bus. We had to tackle an obstacle of finding the bus ticket office/bus stop though. We assumed there would be signs and it would be pretty straight forward but we had a market right outside the train station which confused us and also no signs. After taking a few wrong turns and ending up back at the train station, we tried to ask someone ...