Villa Del Carmen
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... sleep, even though we had two seats to ourselves each. Although we must of fell asleep cause when we woke up there were new faces on the bus. We finally arrived to Arequipa. It was just after six and the peru hop put us up in a hostal. As it was still so early we assumed we wouldn't be able to check in. But luckily for us there was a room available and a bed calling our names. We decided it was best to get some sleep, for a few hours, at least, cause ...
... a bit of a liking to our English accents an began trying to persuade us to do a striptease for the bride to-be. After some negotiation it was agreed we would do it in exchange for two bottles of rum- and so to the soundtrack of Marvin Gaye two bottles of rum were earned and the peace was sufficiently disturbed at the beach lodge. After Costeno we headed to tayrona National park, which is a national park made up of nice hikes in rainforest and lovelly beaches, ...
... in their homes. Giving him food and putting a cigarette in his mouth on Tuesdays & Fridays is supposed to bring good luck. Being Friday Steve rolled him a ciggie.
We then visited the convent of Saint Catalina which gave an insight into the bygone way of life in a nunnery. Interesting architecture and layout of this city within a city. In the 16th. Century rich families paid to ...
... them eating guinea pig, corn and chilis. The painting also had coca leaves on the table. We continued to convent courtyards which was highly decorated and had high doors so you could enter on horseback. A vendor selling 'queso helado' (frozen cheese) let us have a taste and it was delicious. It's actually just ice cream and was given it's name because of what it looks like. Up the stairs, the views from second floor were amazing - Volcans Misti ...
... that you could pat/feed with bottles :D. After a night in Yanque, we caught a two hour bus to Cabanaconde where the treks start at the top of the canyon. Colca Canyon is the deepest canyon in the world and has a number of small towns within it. There are spectacular views and huge condors can be seen soaring above it. We arrived in the bus later than expected so we decided to walk straight down to Sangalle Oasis (3hrs) instead of going via San Juan ...