Monthly Archives: August 2010

There’s No Place Like Home…

I did it. I made it home. And I am so happy to be back. Even though I was gone for three months, sometimes I still can’t believe I did it. I went away for three months and traveled something … Continue reading

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Viva Mexico!

After getting out of the controlled area of the Mexico City airport, it was 7:45 AM. Waiting to meet me was my tour guide’s daughter and main email contact, Darinka. We took a cab to their agency, and I met … Continue reading

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There’s a Dog on my Luggage…

I left Lima on a 12:35 AM flight bound for Mexico City. I arrived at the airport 3.25 hours ahead because AeroMexico doesn’t have online check-in, and I heard from Tom the check in lines were around the corner and … Continue reading

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Lonely in Lima

Tom & I took the Peruvian Airlines flight from Cusco back to Lima, leaving the hotel at 5:00 AM. What is it with these Peruvians and five AM? Man, were we tired! To make matters more interesting, there was no … Continue reading

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Majestic Macchu Picchu

We left early from Cusco. For various logistical reasons, the Peruvian wake-up time seems to be four or five AM. This time, we had a 6:30 pickup, got to the train station about 20 minutes away and waited to board. … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ Inca

Over the last couple of days, we have been to several Inca sites. The Catholic abbey in the city of Cusco built on Inca foundations of the temple of Coricancha Sacsayhuaman (say “sexy woman” with a little bit of a … Continue reading

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