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Cuenca was a blast! A world heritage listed site with UNESCO and after seeing the old city you appreciate the need to maintain it. Most of the 57,000 inhabitants now exist in the newer part of the city although about 1000 still live in the old city with most of the buildings now being maintained for tourism etc.
To walk the streets and touch the buildings of a 1200 year old city s just amazing and I hope my photos do it justice. As usual there ...
... A village
grew up around it and then sprawled down the steep hill bound by the vertical
canyon walls all the way down to the flatter lands at the bottom. With such
limited space on the ridge, they also built up and most of the buildings in
Cuenca are multistory.
The old city of Cuenca constitutes the UNESCO World Heritage
Site. Cuenca’s new city sprawls around on the plain below the ridges and
canyons and is ...
... of the class trips as well so its safe to say we were not all that bright and cheery.
Although it was pouring when we first got to Cuenca, it actually turned out to be a lot of fun. We saw a few different cathedrals/churches/mosques, the hanging houses which literally are attached to the side of a wall and hang over a cliff, and then we saw a very cool aqueduct. In order to get to it we had to do a little climbing ...
... knife. It was only 12:30 and we sat down for a quick lunch at a local paneria on Plaza Del Altozano. We had fresh empanadas, a sandwich with brie and bacon and croissant with ham and cheese. After lunch we sat back to enjoy a cup of coffee when I saw the most gross thing ever. A little boy of about 2 and half had to go to the bathroom, his grandma pointed to a tree, naturally the boy was behind the tree, from grandma's perspective, but right in front of us. ...
... While Matt and I had maybe too much fun, I couldn't travel like that for much longer. I have definitely hit my stride and feel like I could travel like this forever. I think it's important to know what makes you happy, and I am very aware that good food, good people, being outside, and getting exercise do that for me. I think that if I could do this entire summer over again a million times, I would probably do it the exact ...
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