Posada el Castillo
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Yesterday was a day with the girls, teaching a few "cleaning skills", and the value of pride in their home. As per usual, kids are kids in any country - tell them to clean the kitchen, with very specific instructions, then turn your back, and there you go....they are in their rooms reading magazines or in the play yard. But trust me, they got the …
Time to chime in again. I spent yesterday arriving in Arequipa, and spending time with the girls, then grocery shopping for the house. Arrived to empty refrigerator, so provisions were required. We bought bushels of veggies and lots of meat. Some of which I couldn't recognize (a totally different diet than we are accostomed to - a lot of meat that …
... We're pretty wrecked and head back to our room after eating dinner and chatting to a few other travellers in the kitchen and head to bed. Early wake up for our 12hour bus ride to Cusco. But there's plenty of noise outside the room and it sounds like a toddler is throwing a tantrum for what feels like an hour. Both of us are really struggling to switch off and get some sleep which isn't good with our 0430 wake up tomorrow. We do our best and finally crash a bit ...
... tourist baloney. It was a spectacle for the senses; a traditional market with a row for the meat butchers, for the fishmongers, for the fruit vendors, for the vegetable vendors, and bread etc. The colours were beautiful and the vendors were all traditionally dressed. It would have made an amazing photo except I was too scared that people would start asking for a tip! It's very much the culture here in Peru that you tip for everything; if you want to use the toilet - you tip, ...
... here than anywhere in Chile (except San Pedro) and have enjoyed our stay so much we are returning to do some trekking hopefully in a couple of weeks time. There is a massive volcano here (just 70m shorter than Kilimanjaro) sadly, despite it being so big and looming over the city, we have seen it just once for 10 minutes due to low cloud, maybe next time we come we will see it or even climb it! Rhianwyn had been excited to see 'Juanita' a child sacrifice mummy ...