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