La Casa De Mama Yacchi
Travel Blogs from Colca Canyon
Hola! De vorige update was een beetje kort, we waren een uur te vroeg opgestaan en om de tijd te doden hebben we met de mobiel even een verhaaltje getypt. Vandaar ook geen foto´s, dat maken we vandaag goed!
Zoals gezegd waren we lekker uitgerust en volgegeten, zodat we goed aan onze volgende tocht konden beginnen. Colca Canyon was de …
Highlights from the Day
-Picked up early in the morning by Jessica (tour guide) and Edwin (driver)
-Small tour of Arequipa as we left the city
-Bus tour between Arequipa and Coporaque ("Ice Ice Baby")
-Saw llama, alpacas, and vicuna (and shepherds)
-Chewed coca leaves and had candy
-Stopped at El Chino Cafe in middle of …
Altitude. For travellers, it is a big deal. Everyone talks about it, how high they have been, who is sick and who has no difficulties at all. We normally live at sea level. When I visit my sisters or parents who live between 700 & 1600 meters, I notice the dryness in the air and the shortness of my breath. I also have some difficulty sleeping …
Sunday 16th September
Another early start, we left the hotel at 6am to head to the Colca Canyon which is deeper than the Grand Canyon. After a couple of hours we stopped for a toilet break and to drink some Coca tea which is supposed to help with altitude sickness as we were travelling high into the mountains today. We both had a big mug …
Cruz del Condor
They say the early bird catches the worm, but the early birdwatcher
catches nothing but one photo. As it turns out, the condors whose
wingspan can reach a massive 3 metres wide are hard to appreciate when
they look the size of a peanut. Also, they did not want to give us anything
more than a cold butt from …
How has this lodge rated in the past?
Beautiful views, good food, great service, an oasis. loved this place.
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