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Antigua and the Baile de la Conquista

When traveling around the world what excites you the most? Is it the art of the region or maybe the architecture of the buildings around you, the people or maybe it’s the food.  I love all of that stuff too, but what really excites me is the culturally significant events that various people around the […]

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A Walk in the Sky

Do you wish you could walk on the sky?  Is it even possible?  Yes, if you visit Arizona’s Grand Canyon Sky Walk.  If your afraid of heights, you may not be interested in doing this.  But is one magnificent way to see the Grand Canyon.  Commissioned and owned by the Hualapai Indian Tribe, it was […]

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Day 15, 16 & 17 ~ The Greatest Vacation…. So Far

Thursday, September 18th Part of the Gang, of course enjoying our Pisco Sour’s As you know by now, we are here in Lima primarily for some R&R after our trek to Machu Picchu.  The majority of our remaining days are made up of eating, drinking, walking and shopping.  We like to bring home things from […]

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Day 11 ~ The Greatest Vacation…..so far

Sunday, September 14th The Beauty of Machu Picchu In my last post we had just arrived at Machu Picchu, the culmination of 4 days trekking through the Andes along the famed Inca Trail.  Pain, Sickness, Tragedy, Joy, Fear, Apprehension, Appreciation, Wonder, Awe, Altitude Sickness, all of these things and more,  we experienced.  Although in fact, […]

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Day 10 – The Greatest Vacation…..so far

Saturday September 13th Our Porters woke us at 4 a.m., holy crap it is too early for this. I did not sleep very well at all last night.  In fact I have not slept well since Tuesday, no wonder I am so tired.  It has been very difficult for me to sleep here, in these […]

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Continued…. Day 9 – The Greatest Vacation….so far

Friday September 12th Continued from previous post. Our trek up to this point was a combination of up and down and took us about 4 hours to get to the lunch spot, it was a beautiful walk, less stressful today because we didn’t have to climb 4000 feet in a few hours. Although we had […]

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Day 9 – The Greatest Vacation….so far

Friday, September 12th 5:30 a.m., one of our Porters, has awakened us with Hot Water and Coffee, I must say you really do appreciate hot water after two days on the trail. 6 a.m. Breakfast, today we actually had a pretty nice Omelet I am quite surprised, how did these guys manage to lug fresh […]

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