Of all 108 attractions in Lima listed on Trip Advisor, the Parque Reserva clocks in at #5. For a mere 4 soles (about $1.60) to enter, some consider it the most bang for the entertainment buck in all of this Peruvian capital city. But for some, the several thousand dollars in plane fare is prohibitive. […]
Pisac, in the beautiful Sacred Valley of Peru, is a community famous for its immense local market, full of intricate handicrafts, woven alpaca textiles, and silver jewelry of all shapes and sizes. It is equally well-known for its Incan ruins, which sit atop a hill at the entrance to the valley. The ruins are constructed […]
Your two young guides break down one of the Seven Wonders of the World* into bite-size pieces.(*There is not universal agreement on what the Seven Wonders of the World actually are. But we intend to visit five of the New Seven Wonders of the World on our journey: Machu Picchu, the Colosseum, the Great Wall […]
Far off the beaten path, at a small AM radio station on the outskirts of Cusco, Jennifer is pulled into a local celebration — much to the mortification of her children.
After only three weeks of travel, it’s extraordinary how different this journey has been compared with ever other trip we’ve taken in our lives. First of all, we’ve never kept a blog before, sharing our lives so openly. Nor have we made so many new and dear friends in such a short period of time. […]
Four lonesome renegades disappear into the Andes, never to be heard from again.
Moray is an archeological site in the Sacred Valley of Peru that looks something like a crop circle. From the top ring to the bottom ring there is a temperature difference of roughly 15 degrees Celsius. It is speculated that the Incans used the site to experiment with different types of agriculture at different elevations. For […]
In the back alleys of Peru, we were given an offer we found difficult to turn down.WARNING: It should be noted that the above video does not begin to show the danger we were exposed to. Due to the fact that we had to hold on to the vehicle with both hands, our ability to […]