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foto friday 40 – “laundry on Tequile”

Island of Tequile, Lake Titicaca . . . . . . . getting closer . . . we’re at May 13th’s foto friday!  

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foto friday 39 – “harvesting at dusk”

. . . . . Amantani Island, Lake Titicaca May 4th’s foto friday.

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foto friday 38 – “skirts”

Traditional skirts from women living on the floating islands in Lake Titicaca. (This one was going to be April 27th…still getting caught up & counting).

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the way the Incans did it

From mid-February through April 30th, when we left Cuzco, we had friends and family visiting us almost every week.  It was so fun to see different parts of Peru with each of them. One of the highlights of our travels … Continue reading

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foto friday 37 – “we made it!”

Should have been April 20th’s foto friday but you’re getting it today. We made it to Machu Picchu after 4 days of walking, you know, the way the Incans did it. Incan Trail post to come later on today!

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foto friday 36 – “Machu Picchu”

We are four foto fridays behind – and now we’re home – so I am not sure how many more posts we’ll be doing on the peruzo blog.  BUT – I will at least get us caught up on foto … Continue reading

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sharing bread with love and joy

Last Friday morning, Sam and Nate left after almost two wonderful weeks of visiting us here in Cuzco.  In addition to wanting to see Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley and Cuzco, Sam and Nate wanted to use some of their … Continue reading

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Arequipa

It has been forever since I have posted to Peru-zo.  We got back to the states in early May and I immediately started my last set of summer school classes for my Master’s in Mental Health Counseling.  That, combined with … Continue reading

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a day in the pisac market

I posted a photo of this beautiful woman on the Life Writing Photography blog on Easter Sunday.  She was very sweet and allowed me to take this photo for a “propina” – a tip.  Almost everywhere in Peru that I … Continue reading

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a week in the peruvian jungle

a spider monkey perched in the tambopata jungle One thing that we knew that we wanted to do in Peru is visit the jungle!  There are three main places where tourists go: Manu, Iquitos and Tambopata.  We decided on Tambopata … Continue reading

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