Antioquía

August 28, 2018

¿Little trip outside the city? Go to Antioquia, located in the province of Huarochiri in rural Lima.

Yo can get there by car or you can take a minivan at Cieneguilla, from there is about hour and a half to two hours. The road is mostly paved but very narrow so be careful in the curves.

It can be a full day because there’s not much to do, since it is a small town, but if you want to spend the night you can stay at local hostels near the main plaza that start at 9$.

What to do?

  • Cycling
  • Trek (Inca trail)
  • Sight seeing the town
  • Take photos around the colorful houses
  • Visit the town called Cochayhuaco 10 minutes away
  • Buy fresh fruit and honey
  • Eat eat eat

Things you need to know

  • There is no cel reception aside from the company Movistar
  • There is no wifi (which is great to really disconnect)
  • Town is very secure
  • It is a small town, not many people speak english (probably just tour guides, but I don’t know for sure)

ANTIOQUIA

COCHAHUAYCO

You can see the town of Antioquia from here

 

I went alone with my friend in my car, its funny how people still see us either as crazy women traveling alone or lesbians. Big shout out for empowered women! 

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