Cusco Travel Blog› entry 62 of 72 › view all entries
Cucso, or to use the original Quechua, Qosqâ€™o, translates to â€śthe navel of the worldâ€ť which is how the Inkas viewed the place. It is an impressive city too.
We spent most of the day wandering around and getting the odd bit of admin done. About 80% of the entire city seems to be made up of things for tourists â€˘ hotels, bars, restaurants, artisan shops, art shops, alpaca shops and travel/tour agencies. Due to the competition, there are always people outside the restaurants trying to entice you in with a free drink (pisco sour or equivalent).
Feeling a bit lazy we went and watched the
Yet another great, descriptive German saying is â€śMuesli Tanteâ€ť, which translates to Muesli aunt. The implication is the type of people who dress up in tie-dye clothing, are really â€śinto nature, manâ€ť and all the natural remedy stuff.