Florida Del Inca Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cusco
... staging post for all the trails out of the Sacred Valley – and also home to another famous Incan ruin which we are guided round and get further insights into the lives of the Incans. We’re also reminded about the massive numbers of stone steps that are a feature of Incan sites and trails, and which will become a literal pain for us over the next few days! Then we have final beers (and wine too!) before we head back ready for an early start.
... it all is in Peru, how this bloke aint made his fortune beats me (or maybe I am just a pessimist and too much of a sceptic)
The power and internet here during our stay was pretty much hit and miss and it would come and go at some strange times of the day, still I did manage to post two blog entries, with photos
We got the boat about 10ish and went back to Puerto Maldonado to get back on the truck, we had a fair old drive to get to Cusco, ...
After walking Daniel (The Horne's youngest son) to school, Ian and I headed into downtown Cusco by bus. After a couple of errands Ian needed to take care of, we walked up to the main square via Santo Domingo - a church built on the walls of the Qoricancha Temple of the Sun. After a pleasant coffee on a balcony overlooking the main Catholic cathedral, we took a sightseeing bus ...
... I had filled out my immigration form correctly. After passing through immigration, I meandered through the Lima airport towards my second flight, bought some donuts, and then loaded my flight to Cusco. Since Cusco is at such a high elevation and the airport is rather tiny, the pilot had to make a huge circle around the entire city before landing-- it took so long that I actually was able to spot Alex's plane landing. After meeting up in the airport, we caught a taxi (5 soles!) to ...
... putting on a show as they often came within a few feet of our heads. I guess they were just curious to see what we were doing. At one point they all decided to land on what must be one of their favourite vantage points. Unfortunately the rock was only big enough for four of them, it was interesting to watch the hierarchical squabble for the best spot. By 10 o'clock it was time for us to set off for our ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet