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From the comfort of home, it’s especially hard to believe we were in the Amazon this summer. None of the documentaries, none of the things I read beforehand, nothing prepared me for the shear wonder and sensory shift I’d feel … Continue reading
When we left off, before a couple of detour posts that called out to be written, our band of adventurers (AKA: my family) were leaving the wedding of our dear friend and guide extraordinaire, Edgard. They hoped to get a … Continue reading
(<– Yes, but can you pronounce it?) Back to Peru folks. We left off finishing in the Sacred Valley. At the end of the day, we headed back to Cuzco, a city I came to really love, where said goodbye … Continue reading
By the time we finished Machu Picchu it felt like a full vacation. Sitting on the train to the Sacred Valley, to be honest I felt a bit deflated. We all felt badly leaving Edgard behind. It just didn’t feel … Continue reading
After three days of perfect Andean bluebird skies and sunshine, it was unreal when I woke to the sound of rain on the tin roof, that I’d found so charming the night before. Nestled under the cozy alpaca blankets the … Continue reading
This is part 4 of our Trip to Peru. If you missed the previous two post, go back now and read them… Go ahead, this will wait. When we left off, we had two hung-over “kids,” two parents who’d found … Continue reading
After our killer first day of trekking, the roosters that woke me at 4:30 the next morning were in no way charming or exotic. I could hear them in the distance and wondered where they must be, having only seen … Continue reading
Note: This is part 2 of our amazing trip to Peru. If you haven’t read part one, go back and dot that! Then, join me as I stagger up the Salkantay trail, en route to Machu Picchu. These posts are … Continue reading