Monthly Archives: September 2011

Peru Wrap-up

Please forgive us for running a bit behind on our postings, but the past couple of weeks have been fraught with the vaguest of internet connections. We’re in a good spot now though so I’ll attempt to summarize our time … Continue reading

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Copacabana, Bolivia

I cannot believe we have departed from Peru and are now in Bolivia. The bus ride over the border was a beautiful ride that stretched along Lake Titicaca. As Americans we had to apply for a visa at the border … Continue reading

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Puno & Lake Titicaca, Peru

Our last stop in Peru was an uneventful city called Puno. Although we didn´t find much to offer from the city it does reside on the famous Lake Titica, which straddles the border of both Peru and Bolivia and boasts … Continue reading

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Cusco/Machu Picchu/Sacred Valley, Peru

I’ll begin with a bit of history, since those who know me well know no story of mine is complete without it.  Nearly 500 years ago Cusco was the political, cultural, religious, and military center of Tawantinsuyu, known better to gringos as … Continue reading

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Arequipa and a 3 day Trek in the Colca Canyon

Where to start with this surprise of a city. If it gives you any reference Keith and I were planning on being here for about three days and ended up staying an entire week! The first thing to note is … Continue reading

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