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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 Continued ~ The Greatest Vacation….so far

Saturday, September 13th Continued from the previous post. We all gathered, expect for Sandra and Christy, and went in with Nico for the historical tour of the Lost City of Machu Picchu.  He walked us through every part of the city pointing out the sacred locations, the meaning of the stone work through out along […]

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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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To Be Or Not To Be?

You thought I was going to go all Shakespeare on you didn’t you? No, that is not what this is about today. To be or not to be, traveling with friends? That is the question. We all know that this can be a land mine in waiting. Traveling with family is something we have all […]

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A walk in Heaven…

One of my favorite countries to visit is Italy, I don’t think this comes as any big surprise to anyone who has read some of my entries here.  Recently myself and some friends vacationed along the Alamfi Coast of Italy.  If your not aware where this is, it is just south of Naples, sort of […]

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