Free time in Cusco

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Free time in Cusco

Postby poplyric » Sat Jan 14, 2012 3:42 pm

I Am going to Peru/Cusco in June and after The Absolute Peru I am Spending A week In Cuzco, I was wondering if Any of you "G" Adventurers that have spent time in Cusco , if there are good Restaurants, Museums , Bars or other places that you would suggest or if there is anything that you did that was fun/interesting
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Re: Free time in Cusco

Postby sinecure » Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:18 pm

There is much to see in Cusco. Our guide arranged to rent a taxi for a day on our free day to see the salt terraces and other sites. Another day we took a taxi up into the area behind Cusco and walked from one historic site to another and walked back to town on our own. Amazing city.
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Re: Free time in Cusco

Postby markmol » Sat Jan 14, 2012 11:52 pm

there is an undercover market which sells everything from aniaml parts to coffee, clothing, spice etc, also the main square is a good place to spend time & people watch, lots of places to eat & drink.
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Re: Free time in Cusco

Postby moviegeekjn » Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:56 pm

I love Cusco... You can wander the historic section of town and find "hidden" treasures not often toured... Lots of markets to explore and interact with the locals.

If your tour doesn't include Sacsayhuaman (English approximation that the locals will know is "Sexy Woman"), be sure to go there (easiest by taxi going since its high on hill overlooking Cusco)--it's the most important archaeological site to the city (and spiritual center) so well worth checking out.
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