La Fuente Arequipena
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... if us shared a seafood antipasto and then for a main I had 150g of stone grilled meat. It consisted of duck, lamb, and alpaca. Yes, you read that right - I ate the cute fluffy alpaca. It is a lean meat and it was exceptionally tasty. A Pisco cocktail and three chocolate mousse finished off the meal just nicely; and all for the outrageous price of about $35NZ. Monday 16 June: I set off exploring all by myself (how brave am I hehe) and went in search of the local's market; not ...
... and a drink and the bus company even have their own taxi company to take you to your destination when you get there (for an additional charge). Having done it once, I was slightly disappointed that I hadn't tried it earlier and been a bit braver! So I arrived into Trujillo at 8am on Sunday morning nicely refreshed! After a quick shower I walked to the Plaza de Armas which had a full scale procession underway (complete with marching band!) It turns out that it happens ...
... play around wit the snake and thankfully he was back in the bottle for the night. A lovely afternoon and early evenin of massaging our sore muscles, followed by another scrummy meal soup once more and spaghetti and tomato sauce we headed to bed for another early night.
16th April 2014
An early morning wake up call, in total darkness we got ready for our hike out of the canyon. A 5am meet up with the rest of our group we started our climb with head torches at the ...
It's been cooler and even though it's been a bit rainy we've really enjoyed our time here. Thankfully the altitude hasn't bothered us, but that could all change as we go higher. Since it is cheaper in Peru we have taken full advantage and tried some local food, all very tasty - see the photos. We went to the market - a must see crazy place according to some fellow backpackers - but on arrival we were disappointed, nothing compared to the markets in Asia, some meat stalls ...
... which they were so grateful. The most distressing part was our donations would almost equate to a week's wage.
Returning from the tour Maddie and I hadn't been to the local city market and as it was around the corner from the hostel we stopped by and saw all the fresh produce. The fruit and vegetables looked great but the meat section requires some guts. Excuse the pun. We bought half a kilo of strawberries for our breakfast in the morning which only cost us $1 AUD.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility