Monthly Archives: November 2011

More from the Sacred Valley

There are just too many cool things to share for one post, so here is more about our time in the Sacred Valley, other than our day at Machu Picchu. After our days in Cusco, we packed up and headed … Continue reading

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A Day at Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu  is one of those places in the world, a place you are supposed to see sometime in your life. We got to wondering about that — Why there?  There are lots and lots of Incan ruins, some bigger … Continue reading

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Choosing a Route

[Don’t worry, photos and stories from the Sacred Valley will be coming soon. Or eventually.] After leaving the Sacred Valley, we had worked out what looked to be a very interesting route through Peru’s Southern Highlands. Dirt roads, spectacular scenery, … Continue reading

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We spent five days in Cusco, wandering around and enjoying good food.  Happily, we were there outside of the busiest tourist time, so although it was busy, it wasn’t crazy. We’d heard that food in Peru was good, and finally … Continue reading

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Colca Canyon

Spectacular scenery all around!  It was a wonderful ride from Lake Titicaca to the town of Chivay in the Colca Canyon.  We spent four days there, giving us time to explore the canyon and relax as well.  This is one … Continue reading

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Lake Titicaca

[Administrative note:  The blog is quite a ways behind.  Because we all know that the point of the blog is Tom’s wonderful pictures, updating the blog is fairly internet intensive.  With no internet, it’s obviously not an option.  But slow … Continue reading

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