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... We took the long way around, through a crack in the rock, which was small and dark.
The aqueduct is amazing consisting it was created 3,000 years ago. They didn't even need it for drinking water. The water was only used for ceremonial purpose. It was holy water used only by the priests.
We walk across the continental divide, one side the water runs to the ...
... hand tease out the wool onto the bobbin they are
spinning with the other.
Different glimpse of local life today – little old toothless
guy sat in the sunlight of his doorway sewing his very grey underpants – they are
widening/repairing the road so we have been moving slow enough to catch all
Cajamarca is a big city, biggest in the highlands with
traffic, malls and multiple banks – still ...
... with Rita around a section of Otuzco, but it quickly became quite dark. We stopped at a few homes and stores to meet with people who know the sisters. The rest of the evening was quiet, Muriel had a meeting until 9 so Rita and I spent most of our time just chatting. They had hoped that we would stay for a week, and that would have been so worthwhile but we are now aware of the few days we have left and many people to see in Comas and the Lima ...
... view over the city and surrounding area. Thenwe went to see the various colonial churches such as the Iglesia de San Francisco and the Iglesia de Belen. We also visited the 2 old hospitals, one for men and one for women. THe most interesting site was the Cuarto de Rescate. This is the room the last Inca ruler, Atahualpa was asked to fill up with gold and precious stones and in exchange his life would be spared. He ordered his soldiers to fill up the room but it never really got ...
... a wander about, a nice surprisingly hot shower and dinner, we geared up for a day at the hot springs and another long overnight bus the following day. We had to change dollars (way harder than we thought it would be because our money was apparently 'dirty'), then find a bus to take us on our next leg (very un-scenic and smelly part of our day).
However things lightened up on our 1km walk back into the centre of the town when we came across a ...