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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Tag Archives: Trekking
And Finally… We Arrive: Machu Picchu!
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
Posted in Beautiful places, Beauty, Blog, Daily Observations, Musings, My world, Natural beauty, Personal change, summer vacation, Teens, travel, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged Adventure, Cuzco, Dogs, History, Incas, Machu Picchu, personal change, Peru, Tales from the Motherland, travel, Trekking 11 Comments
Machu, The Inca Dog…
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
Posted in Awareness, Beautiful places, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, summer vacation, Teens, travel, Women's issues, Writing Tagged Aguas Calientes, blogs, Dogs, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Musings, Personal challenges, Peru, Tales from the Motherland, travel, Trekking 2 Comments
Oh Santa Theresa, We Seek Your Healing…Whatever That May Be.
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
Posted in Beautiful places, Beauty, Blogging, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Natural beauty, Nature, Sarcasm, summer vacation, travel, Writing Tagged Machu Picchu, Personal challenges, Peru, Tales from the Motherland, travel, Trekking 6 Comments
Peru or Bust
Note: There is NO way I could share the details and wonder of our recent trip to Peru in one post. No way. So, I’ll start with the beginning and share the rest over the next few posts. After a … Continue reading
Posted in Beauty, Blogging, blogs, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Natural beauty, summer vacation, travel, Writing Tagged #WPLongform, Adventure, Cuzco, family vacations, Machu Picchu, Personal challenge, Peru, Salkantay, Tales from the Motherland, travel, Travel in Peru, Trekking, Trekking in Peru 26 Comments