More time in Cusco will try and catch up!
Sam and Rory's Big Adventure
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After a shockingly sleepless night for Rory we dragged ourselves out of bed and down to the square to go on a tour of the Sacred Valley First stop was a small craft market where we bought a wall hanging, follwed shortly after by Pisac market where I bought an Inca vs Conquistadors chess set carved out of stone. After Pisac market, clearly a major tourist staple, we proceeded up to view the Pisac Inca remains which entailed a long walk along steep mountain tra...
We were up bright and early in the morning in order to go and meet the Mum, Dad and the girls to go white water rafting. The bus journey was filled by slaps, knuckles and playing tilly at numbers. Upon arrival tilly was none too happy with the size of equipment handed out to her and was worried about getting cold! Possibly justified as when we finally dipped a toe into the water it was icy and feeling in the feet was quickly lost as they were constantly in freezi...
We arrived into Cusco after a hellish night in Lima airport and grabbed a taxi into town. We already had somewhere in mind to stay although the taxi driver was less keen. According to him people had been murdered in the area and it was very dangerous. He was determined to take us somewhere else, but we stuck with the murderous hostel! On arrival we found a nice safe, clean and quiet hostel in a well lit area very near the main square. Surprise, surprise. After a ...