Category Archives: Travel

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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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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foto friday 35 – “the PUMA”

We went to the Peruvian jungle in mid-March and saw the elusive Puma!  Our guide hadn’t seen one in over three years.  More to come but here is my best shot of him/her.  So awesome!

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lares

We have SO much blogging to catch up on . . . and fun fun friends coming into town today!  So – we will see what actually gets blogged.  Crockett arrived to Cuzco on Sunday, February 12th and left on … Continue reading

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a day in Tipon

Last weekend we finally made our way to the Tipon ruins.  These ruins are located about 30 minutes down the road from San Jeronimo, very close to Cuzco.  We had heard that they were fine – but nothing special, but … Continue reading

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Senor de Huanca, “a three hour tour”

Last weekend Kenzo and I attempted the Senor de Huanca hike.  Once a year, large groups of Peruvians do a Pilgrimage to the Senor de Huanca – leaving at night fall and arriving to the end for the sunrise. We … Continue reading

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Sacred Valley 5: Ollantaytambo

On my last post about the Sacred Valley – I left off saying that we were on the way to Ollantaytambo.  We loved the ruins in this city – they were expansive and we spent several hours exploring the main … Continue reading

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Sacred Valley 4: Urubamba

When we left Salineras on one of our weekends in the Sacred Valley – we then headed into Urubamba (a city settled down in a deep valley within Sacred Valley).  We got there around dark, found a hotel to stay … Continue reading

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Sacred Valley 3: Las Salineras

From Maras it was about an hour hike through the beautiful Sacred Valley to Las Salineras (or the Salt Ponds).  We could not have asked for better weather! Kenzo, ready to get started! Some fellow travelers…the only other people we … Continue reading

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