Day 2: Contiki South America
Peace out Lima! Today we head into Peru’s mountain region towards the Sacred Valley. Our first stop is a Llama and Alpaca farm where I got the opportunity to ride a Llama. Well not really ride, I just sat on one and got to pet a lot of them.
After our South American petting zoo experience, we continued our drive via some very sketchy mountain roads and through a mini monsoon towards the Pisac Ruins . One good thing that came from our bipolar weather bursts was this gorgeous rainbow that appeared across the valley.
Each individual person when visiting a new place has preferences to things they wish to view and spend time at. For some, the most exciting thing about travel may be: the local people, experiencing culture shock, the nightlife, shopping, wildlife or simply food. I prefer nature, landscapes, architecture, history, ruins and engineering marvels. Does that make me a nerdy science geek? Yes it does, but that’s what I love about travel.
I especially love ruins, something about buildings that have stood for hundreds to thousands of years is something that leaves me speechless.
Does anyone else feel the same?