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We awoke Sunday morning at 4am for our Geyser tour and dressed in warm clothes (we were warned it could be chilly at the geysers) and waited for our tour bus. Upon pick up it was an hour and a half drive to the geysers so we all slept on the bus.
We arrived at the Geysers and unloaded from the tour bus. It was F@%$ing FREEZING! I’m not talking "freezing” meaning a mere 10 degrees for us Sydney siders, I’m talking much, much closer to 0!
We explored the geysers for close to an hour, had a quick coffee and cake breakfast and then headed to some thermal pools nearby.
Upon reaching the pools we stripped off and chucked on our swimmers and got in as quick as we could. The water was warm, however nowhere near hot… so for me it was a very quick 2 minutes in and out. Nonetheless it was an amazing backdrop, sitting in a thermal pool looking out at the Andes.
Next stop on the tour was to a local village, Machuca, home to only 10 families.
In the village we had a wander around, visited the local church and took some pictures. We even bought a couple of llama meat skewers! The boys loved the meat, however I was not a fan… But I’m still glad I gave it a try.
After the tour we headed home for some much needed rest before setting out again that afternoon for our next tour, Valle de la Luna.