Legs aching and feeling ravenous from the trek, you wonder if you´ll be pitching your karpa for one more night. Suddenly the truck stops and it´s clear that lawa and juka mati are on the cards. ´Anay tayta´ you say gratefully with a full belly, and that´s when your dinner host offers you a bed for the night...
You realize it´s true - a few Quechua words can work wonders!
your key to genuine encounters with Quechua speakers
covers all your travel needs in the Andes - practical and cultural
sections on trekking, homestays and Andean cuisine
detailed grammar chapter helps you harness the language
easy-to-use pronunciation guide throughout