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Tag Archives: Peru
The big blue marble seems to get smaller every day. When we first started traveling out of the country, I would look forward to reading the daily International Herald Tribune, if I could find a copy. Maybe get two-day-old scores. … Continue reading
Basking in the afterglow of vacation, as we shift to a Sunday-through-Thursday work schedule during the football season. Kids are kids, no matter where. Peruvian chidren wear uniforms to school. I caught these kids lined up on a field trip … Continue reading
Sitting at my kitchen counter, having coffee, playing that tortuous apres-travel game called, “What Was I Doing a Week Ago?” The answer is, I was playing with the video feature on my camera. Here are three short examples of why … Continue reading
One of the more pleasant surprises of our trip was the food and drink of Peru. Whether in Lima, Cusco or Urubamba, the restaurants were fabulous. As great as the food was, Peruvian wines seemed to be a work in progress. … Continue reading
Meanwhile, back in Lima… Lima is a city like any other and unlike any other. The 9-million people who live in and around the city make up a third of Peru’s population. Lima has its rich and its poor. Its … Continue reading
As we enter the final phase of our wonderful journey, here are some of the more memorable faces of a nation that has been, in so many ways, such a pleasant surprise.
For those of you following along with the program, today is our last full day in the Andean region of Peru. Which means my lungs can go on vacation tomorrow. Machu Picchu is at an altitude of 8,000 feet above … Continue reading
Our first hike up Machu Picchu was with a guide and two other couples, one from Oregon, the other from Australia. Our guide, Carlos, was drawing a diagram in the sand with a stick, when Barbara from Oregon blurted out, … Continue reading
Words and pictures can’t adequately describe this wonder of the world. So these words will be brief, and I’ll offer a few pictures of the journey from the city of Cusco on the Hiram Bingham train, and the destination, the … Continue reading
They love their little doggies in Lima. And they like to dress them up. These two were better dressed than I was.