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... we couldn't see, a boy told her to turn it off and yep being Peru he was begging for money, in the middle of a cave passage. On the walk rest of the walk to the valley there were ladies selling things, begging for money and a few more interesting rock formations. These rock formations looked like animals that the people thought to be sacred. The valley itself was beautiful and surrounded by the same rock formations. It was used as a natural water reservoir with ...
... 8217;s an amazing pre-Inca irrigation
channel, the majority of it precision carved in stone with wonderful curves,
straight edges and corners to avoid obstacles & also to slow down water
flow. It is set in a lush valley at over 3300m and travels for 5 miles to move
water from the rainy eastern slopes towards the drier Pacific slopes. There are
also stone seats, altars and petroglyphs carved into the construction and
nearby stones, including crosses, Halleys ...
... they can tolerate. It was advised that 20 - 25 minutes was the most people should take so we followed the guide lines. Muriel had gone off to a meeting until 6 pm, so Naomi and I walked around the core of the town of Baņos looking at Peruvian crafts. We returned to Otuzco. Rita again prepared a light supper with soup and Irish bread that Maureen had made and brought with her. By 8:30 pm we were exhausted and didn't even play a game of ...
... was kept captive and have some hot springs. I ended up having my own personal Jacuzzi esque spring which was pretty awesome. And finally visited the ventanillas de rogorao (defo check spelling haha) which is a series (over 400) of graves carved into the side of the hill just outside the town. However the next night I went to this tiny little bar where there were ...
... you can also see the old Inca Atahualpas bath very well preserved.
While we were in Cajamarca there were still demonstrations going on against the Conga project. Good news is that the project has now been put off for two years. People living in the area are very worried that the company that is operating the mine is going to pollute more water in the area. There are already problems with contaminated water and lots of children are ill. So everyone is saying: CONGA NO!