Category Archives: Peru

Getting in Touch With Nature in Ecuador and Peru

Sunday, January 6, 2019 We flew from Minneapolis to Quito, Ecuador today, the first leg in another voyage of discovery. We will spend a few days in Quito, then head to the cloud forest area of Ecuador. After that, we … Continue reading

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“The Mapmaker’s Wife” – Another Book Review

December, 2018 Personally, I find the title of this book to be a bit misleading. That didn’t prevent me from thoroughly enjoying it. I read The Mapmaker’s Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon, by … Continue reading

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Old Mountain

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 On our way to the train station this morning, we rode by Skylodge Adventure Suites in Calca. These are glass suites on the side of a mountain, accessible only by climbing to them. The cost to stay … Continue reading

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The Sacred Valley of the Incas

Saturday, February 4, 2017 We actually had a couple of days at home before heading out again, south this time, for a South American cruise with Crystal, preceded by a visit to Machu Picchu in Peru. There was barely time … Continue reading

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