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... Picchu involved a 2 hour mini-bus ride followed by a scenic 1 ½ hour train ride through the Urubamba gorge which had stunningly high mountains and jungle/river scenery. We arrived in Aguas Calientes (the gateway town to Macchu Picchu) to spend the night there. The following day we took the steep 30 min bus ride to the entrance and spent the day checking out the Inca ruins in the heat and humidity. The setting was beautiful with high, ...
... fulfilling day as we explored more of the history and architecture surrounding Cusco. We forgot about the joy of a buffet breakfast after all those hostels, so it was quite a treat to be able to have toast AND fruit, instead of having to choose which you wanted! We were told by Marlena yesterday that we would start at 9am today but a note pushed under our door advised it would be 8.30 instead. Ultimately we sat outside the hotel waiting half an hour since the hotel had been misinformed. ...
... they had snow on them. We spent the day going up and down from 30 000 to 40 000 feet today, so it's not really suprising the altitude sickness was a bit of a problemo for my lady fair.
So first stop (well it was two places) Pisac and Tamabomachay, both Inca (well we found out everyone who calls the Indian's Inca is wrong, cause only the emperor was the Inca, while everyone else is called Indians) places. I think if I remember it ...
... was a fairly ordinary buffet and a touristy restaurant. I could eat almost nothing as everything had meat in it. Some German girl asked my travel plans and then made a face and said it sounded stressful and I wanted to hit her over the head with my plate. There is a real snobby superiority complex with some of these long term "slow" travelers, like they're the only ones traveling correctly. Backpacker politics, how strange.
The next stop was ...
Op een andere dag dan
voorzien en met door onszelf geregeld transport, vertrekken we
richting Cusco. De stad waar we lang naar uitgekeken hebben, ligt
zo'n 7 uurtjes van ons verwijderd. Met een taxi gaan we naar de
bushalte en daar staat de bus op ons te wachten. Uiteraard moeten we
bovenop het reeds betaalde bedrag nog een keer 'vertrektaks' betalen.
Dat hadden we nooit kunnen raden en gezien we geen kleingeld meer op
zak hebben, moet ...