We are currently in Perú

Here are our latest posts about Perú.  Once we are done exploring the country we will provide an overview of our favorite places.

 

Mountains of the Sacred Valley
DAY-TRIPPING IN THE SACRED VALLEY
Walking around the little pueblos in Latin America, it is not uncommon to encounter dogs on the streets and alleyways. 
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Ancient Inca Ruins of Machu Picchu
THE INCAS PLANTED WATER
Did you just utter an incredulous “What?” Or raise your eyebrow and say, “The Incas planted water? Yeah right.”  Yes,
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Machu Picchu
MACHU PICCHU HIKE: WHAT THE GUIDEBOOKS DON’T TELL YOU
We awoke before the alarm rang and hurriedly prepared our small daypack with food and clothes for the next couple
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Lima Peru
CHRISTMAS IN LIMA, PERU
‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the streets every horn was honking, even the geese HOW TO KNOW
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Cajas National
THREE OPTIONS TO TRAVEL BY BUS FROM CUENCA TO PERU
Need to travel to Peru from Cuenca, Ecuador?  Here are three options if you want to take a bus from
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Santa Cruz pass
INTO THIN AIR: SANTA CRUZ TREK
The Santa Cruz Trek is a 50-kilometer long circuit that cuts through the towering snow-capped Cordillera Blanca mountains located in
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Peru beach
FIRST GLIMPSE OF PERU
Huanchaco, Peru, where the desert meets the sea, and the dry breeze cools the skin while the sun warms the
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An item we wish we had for the Peruvian rainy season



STRANGE THINGS

Some things in South America may feel strange at first.  They are new maybe not something you are used to, but after a while, they too can become normal.

Country dogs wanting a snack
WHEN THE STRANGE BECOMES NORMAL: SOUTH AMERICAN TRAVEL
The first time we see something new, it sometimes seems strange.  Isolated groups of people often see the rest of
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