Travel Blogs from Cajamarca
... but after 45 minutes we made it to a tranquil little pond surrounded only by a bridge and lots of bushes. The water running down the river made its way through the cracks in the rocks, so it seemed for us only. There I was in the freezing with three girls in bikinis. Peru was definitely getting better.
We were running out of time. Nontheless, zero chance we were going to head back before finally arriving to the second fall. A 540 meter drop. ...
... I visited the room he was held in but it was poorly preserved and a bit of a rip off!
Afterwards I walked up a hill which overlooks Cajamarca and was where The Inca king would address his subjects. There is a massive cross on the slope of the hill just below and there are great views of the main square. The whole of the city is in a bowl of the Andes so the views were fantastic. There were nice gardens on the hill as well and so lots of people were having picnics.
... no, no, I've already bought you two your tickets' (for the imperial baths, obviously the best ones). We were both surprised and touched as to her generosity to two total strangers. Another example of South Americans' kindness.
It turned out when we got into the complex that we were number 332 and number 180 had just gone in. So we went to explore the outdoor hot springs. Some pools were as hot as 70C, that a hell of a lot of Fahrenheit for the ...
... was the only one from our
group having a bath, so entered I did into a private room. It's an
enormous bath, the biggest I've been in, and you get a hot and cold tap
which pours water from a 2 inch diameter tube. It really is hot and
direct from the springs however as many dead midgies seemed to be coming
in with the water. I still enjoyed a great bath however, like a very
relaxed Inca leader once ...
... De voeten zijn gebonden in stukken autoband, anders zou hij ze helemaal kapot lopen. Als we later in een van de volgende dorpen op het voetbalveld gaan kamperen, loopt daar een doofstom jongetje achter een brommerband aan te rennen. Een leuk spelletje. Hij wordt de stomme genoemd terwijl hij Alex heet.
In Nederland is dit echt niet nodig, je hoort dat hij geluiden kan maken, maar is doof, dus lijkt het erop dat hij gewoon zijn spraak niet heeft ontwikkeld. ...