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After seven weeks of volunteering, taking some side trips and a grand adventure on the Inca Trail, it is time to say good-bye to Cusco and head back home to Houston. ...

Having made the decision the day before that we were going to get up early and get in line to beat the crowds we were mentally braced for the 3:20am wake...

Even though we had an early wake-up call, 5:30am, we could start a bit more leisurely since we only had about 9 km to hike. We had the third pass to...

We were all exhausted from the climb of day before and slept fairly well but the 5:00am wake up call seemed to come early.  It was cloudy and misty when we...

Finally after being in Peru for almost six weeks it was time to go hike the Inca Trail and see Machu Picchu, one of the reasons I had come to Peru...

Hey everyone, just checking in. I got back from Lima with no problems (and even was able to have a conversation with the LAN agent about luggage in Spanish!!!).  I am...

I got a late start on Saturday, but then again what defines early or late when you are on vacation?  I decided to simply meander around the Miraflores district on Saturday...

Well I finally made it to Lima after a two hour delay at the airport in Cusco.  Apparently Peruvian Air was running late (which makes me worry a bit about my...

As I mentioned a couple of posts ago when we visited the Molino market there was a whole section devoted to food and produce.  Since Ricardo, our Spanish teacher, was along...

We woke Sunday morning to a wet world.  The rain was gone but it was still very cloudy and drizzly.  We had an early wake up call, needing to be at...