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Cusco: El Monasterio Hotel

December 20, 2013 Travel to Peru No Comments


Time travel has never been so classy! Some time back, I had the chance to stay at the El Monasterio Hotel, a converted seminary built on the site of an old Inca Palace in Cuzco, Peru. This five-star hotel is managed by the prestigious Orient Express group. As its name implies, it’s a converted monastery, but I suspect the monks back in the day never had it so good!

History of El Monasterio
Before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors, Cuzco was the grand imperial city of the Inca Empire. Mighty Emperors ruled a realm that stretched from Colombia to Chile. … Continue Reading