La Casa De Mama Yacchi
Travel Blogs from Colca Canyon
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 …
My day began at 04:45 so that I could have a shower at a leisurely pace ready for the trip at 06:00. The reason for the early start was so that the bus can take us to a viewpoint at Colca Canyon where hopefully we'd see condors surfing the thermals on the lookout for prey - any later and they'd probably have moved on.< …
Today the same private transport is to take us from Arequipa to the Mama Yachi hotel at Coporaque, ready for our early morning start to go to Colca Canyon the next day to hopefully see the condors. It's a six hour drive which includes a couple of stops on the way. Unfortunately between the two locations is a range of …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Casa De Mama Yacchi Colca Canyon
Beautiful views, good food, great service, an oasis. loved this place.
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