Back in School In Cusco

South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco » Cusco
March 6th 2009
Published: March 7th 2009
Edit Blog Post

Hey, cyber travel buddies, tomorrow we leave Cusco for Lima, and a couple days later I fly to Buenos Aires. If I am offline for a few days don´t worry. I doubt there are new photos to take in Lima. I have a few final pictures to upload from Cusco, and will add some more from trip to Bolivia. The city feels different now that schools are open. My hotel is beside a school and I hear morni... Read Full Entry

Photos are below
Photos: 38, Displayed: 21


Air PressureAir Pressure
Air Pressure

Pringles are popular in Peru. These must have been packaged at sea level

View from my room
Island of MoonIsland of Moon
Island of Moon

Right in front of Island of Sun
Construction BoomConstruction Boom
Construction Boom

There are many new building with pre-fab bricks. These women passed me along the stairs with a load of sand on their backs. They dropped it off for the men building house.
North PortNorth Port
North Port

This is where you can take boat back to South Port. It seems like hippy beach commune with people camping on beach
Beach PigBeach Pig
Beach Pig

No bunnies here, Porky had run of beach, which was nice to see.

We walked past a school when we entered North Port

Nice view if it had window at back
Goods for saleGoods for sale
Goods for sale

Along the hike up to village there are things for sale. I can´t imagine adding to weight during walk so I wonder how many sales occur?
Too HotToo Hot
Too Hot

Driver of boat back to South Port protects himself from sun
Supper for DonkeysSupper for Donkeys
Supper for Donkeys

I headed up to western side of village to watch sunset

There are many cafes with great decks for the setting sun

Good time to write postcards while watching sun get lower in sky

Peaceful place....I sat on rocks near path....

....and was found by girls in costumes trying to sell me trinkets. I indicated that I already had bought the necklace today
Move onMove on
Move on

....and so they continued, munching on junkfood, looking for better tourists.

The temperature drops as fast as the sun. Time to get supper and head back to hostel

Tot: 3.545s; Tpl: 0.056s; cc: 11; qc: 56; dbt: 0.0631s; 3; m:saturn w:www (; sld: 2; ; mem: 1.4mb