Tag: cusco

Cusco 3: totally ruined

Lots of ruins. Our new hotel is 3km from the centre. We made our way by local bus to a cafe full of Peruvians for breakfast. Renée found this blog, the anti lonely planet guide to Cusco, and we have been using Amanda’s advice for our activities. Basically, she rebukes Lonely Planet’s advice that the…

We arrive in Cusco

We arrived in the Inca capital with nowhere to stay. I was actually surprised by how little the altitude affected me in Colca Canyon. For whatever reason, Cusco seemed to hit me more. You know when you’re drunk and you run, or do any physical exertion, and you are left unusually out of breath? That’s…