La Quinta Eco Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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Had breakfast at the hostel and a walk round the town listening to music. Tom and I set off walking along the train tracks at around 11:30 and luckily the weather stayed nice. At the other end there were loads of people looking for their minibus and drivers ...
... queue and stood patiently in line with all the other groups. An hour later the queue eventually started moving and there was a real sense of competition, who could reach Machu Picchu first. When we had passed through the checkpoint some people started running past us, trying to overtake as many people as they could. We also picked up the pace for the hours uphill climb to the Sungate for the first sighting of Machu Picchu, but running was definitely out of ...
... pressure/strain on your body especially your knees. The last section was a series of stone steps down to our camp site which took approximately 2.5 hours. We decided to take our time and it gave us the opportunity to truly enjoy the moment and take in our surroundings. Unfortunately this section of trail isn't original - the original trail ran up near a waterfall overhead, but collapsed during a rock slide a few years ago. It was beautiful ...
... via train and bus to Cuzco. The next day we took the walk to Cuzco bus station to book a night bus to Arequipa and then passed the rest of the day investigating the city's Inca Museum, which housed a number of Andean mummies, deformed skulls and various other Incan artefacts. Now fully acclimated and with so much left to explore in this ancient city we were sad to be leaving Cuzco, but excited to see Arequipa, Peru's colonial white city and stop off point for visiting the vast Colca ...
... have done hundreds of years ago. We heard other groups complaining that they didn't get to do that. Rox was a great guide. That was something that made this experience unique for us. Even if my offering was a little less than some. We made it down to Machu Picchu. The city was still hidden mostly in cloud. We took some group photos with our matching Wayki t-shirts and then headed downhill and into Machu Picchu the official way: through the main tourist gate and in the same line up ...