Travel Blogs from Cajamarca
... in Villa El Salvador, south of Lima. When we arrived Rita had a lovely lunch prepared and waiting although it was 2:30 pm. Maureen mentioned that she was going to catch a ride into Baņos del Inca, which is where the Inca actually had his own hot tub. So Naomi and I quickly decided that a dip into a natural hotsprings was what we needed.
The Baņos however offer each person their own hot tub room and each can decide on ...
... a guided day trip to some pre-Inca graves, Ventanillas de Otuzco, we passed a small cheese factory. Its owned by a swiss guy. The guid told me, the swiss guy introduced the cheese production to here and it is copied many times. So there are many shops in the city, where you can buy "Swiss ...
... I did want to visit right near this town was the Banos del Inca.
The tour I took to get there however went to a few other places first.
Everyone in my minibus was a Peruvian and when we got to a local farm we
met several other groups. This was very much a local tour. I got
chatting to the guide and this was indeed the case. It was very similar
to a farm in England in a way that was there to ...
... with the teachers and a couple of the community members. There was a party going on so not a lot of the community members were around. After going out and checking out a potential site for the wind turbine and talking to the teachers we had some food.
Then we headed out to the other community, Taxapata. After hiking another hour or so across the valley and up the other side we arrived at Taxapata. This time a bunch of people from the community ...
... the mouth. In these highlands the mototaxis are gone and we see horses, mules and donkeys again. The people live far up in the mountains. Often like 3 hours walking from the highway. There are no roads that lead to their villages but only tracks. This is the way the harvest gets down. The mountain people can sell their fruit and veggies to a traders who lives in a village which is connected to the world by road. These villages have sometimes just 5 houses and ...
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