Posada De San Juan
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We braved a 6 am start to see the sunrise of the cactus farm, extremely worth it and I don't think I've seen one like it before. We popped into the town before hitting the road and picked up a 'tuna fruit' a fruit that grows on top of the cactus so very juicy. On the way to Puerto Inca we stopped at the Chauchilla Cemetery that house 1000AD ...
... us to do at the given moment. He also told us what to do if we are ejected from the boat, which never ended up happening.
At one point, they brought us up to a cliff that was about 15 feet over the water, and invited us to jump off. The 50-degree water awakened my senses even more than my first 30-minute rafting stint. In all, the entire experience was both seamless and exhilarating. We even enjoyed the ride there and back with a group of Belgians, an ...
... Aguas Calientes. The town is known for having hot springs so the group headed up an spend a bit of time there, I didn't rate them as they weren't natural or anything but still worth a look, I guess. We ended up having a few drinks before and after dinner but I was in bed before midnight to get up early for Machupicchu. No other words can describe Machupicchu except breath taking! I was a little caught up in it as I witnessed the fog dissipate to reveal just how big and ...
The exciting bit of our stay in Arequipa:
It was about 1730 in the afternoon and we were sitting in the hostel catching up on our blog and photos. All of a sudden then was a large noise and the building shook - not in a huge way, but it felt like something large (much larger than a human) had fallen over.
I asked Beth if she thought that it was an earthquake but she ...
... on the ground. Really not sure about him now.
Let's put it this way, it really didn't feel 100% safe. Oh and we started on a Grade 6 rock face - that is NOT beginner.
Dan bravely went first and god knows how, actually made it to the top, I only made it half way but I genuinely think it's because I was too short to reach the next hand position!! Rock climbing is seriously hard work though, just staying in one place on the rock is exhausting, never ...
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