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... of the world", we toured some of the temples and asked tons of questions while Coach taught us about Incan life and culture. However, it was soon time to say goodbye to our wonderful guide, and after a couple Team Awesome group pics and some bro-hugs from the boys, Coach left to catch his train back to Cusco.
For the rest of the day, we were free to explore Machu Picchu. Everyone did something different, but we were able to see cool places like the Temple of the ...
... by the locals. Even better he has about 7 dogs in residence that love a good pat, and numerous others that turn up from time to time. We are about a 5 minute walk to the beach and 10 minutes to town, and we have a nice warm pool. It is our little slice of Peruvian paradise. Having settled in we went out for an explore of the town to find the local Scotia bank and bus company offices. We then made our way down to the main beach which was full of locals and tourists. There is a ...
... a hostel. I know I'm going to like this place. The first people I meet are Mike and Patrick who I met way back in March in Paraty and again in BA. Then the Irish lads. Finally, I meet up with Keri, Laura, Philippa and Joe - travellers from Watford and Harrogate I met back in BA and again in Mendoza and Sucre. I didn't know them that well but Mon, Claire, Tiff and I kept bumping into them, so was nice to actually get to know them, not just ...
... they appear. After checking in to a nice little hostel - banana adventures we headed up to the sand dunes to sand board and sand buggy, the only reason you really go there. About 15 of us got into a massive sand buggy complete with roll cage to be driven at great speed up and down and over and round the sand dunes by our crazy driver who we're sure had a bit of a reputation with the other drivers as they kept telling him to calm down as he drove the buggy towards ...
... to the beach. Unfortunately we didn’t get
here till late, so couldn’t make the most of it. The campsite we are in even
does kite surfing lessons which would have been fantastic, but we are thinking about
booking a week away from everyone to do some kite surfing in Colombia anyway so
it’s not too bad. Another long day on the truck though – a good 12 hour drive
Maddie went in to town with Mike
and Johnny after ...