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Inca Pathways

One of our favorite trips. I had heard of Macchu Picchu since high school Spanish class and finally got to see it in person. It was worth the wait!

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Kathy England
We were picked up at the hotel at 8:30 this morning to get us to the airport for the flight to Lima. The flight lasted a little over one hour and was kind of rough. In Lima we were met by the …
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Kathy England
We had a more leisurely start this morning, since today is a free day in Cuzco. We re-packed yet again (this must be new packing record) to incorporate the little things we had bought into our main …
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Kathy England
Getting ready for bed with access to a real bathroom (even if you can’t drink the tap water) having electricity and sleeping in a real bed were such luxuries! This morning, after breakfast …
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Kathy England
We’re finally getting this tent thing down pat. The nice thing is that at a lower elevation (about 8700 feet) it was relatively warmer and we slept well. Four o'clock wake-up came early, and it …
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Kathy England
Well, last night was an interesting night to say the least. We got ourselves ready for bed and settled into the sleeping bags. At sometime during the night I drifted awake and heard a sound. After …
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Kathy England
Well, all things considered we slept pretty well last night. It was not too cold when we went to bed. I slept in a long underwear top and bottom with a sleeveless fleece and socks. I put some of …
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Kathy England
This morning we got to the trailhead a little early. I'm glad that we don't have to feel rushed. Lots of women were waiting at the trailhead, carrying baskets of hiking related items such as water, …
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Kathy England
Well, this morning we had an interesting but completely unplanned experience. Bob had a spell of running to the bathroom in the night, although repeated applications of Pepto-Bismol had cleared …
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Kathy England
This morning was a little more relaxed, since Vidal, our guide, was not meeting us until 9 AM. We showered and had breakfast, watching a parrot in the courtyard while eating. Almost by chance we …
A little the worse for wear, but savoring the view
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Kathy England
Bob actually woke without his headache this morning. Maybe we’re getting used to the altitude. I never thought I would long for humidity, but my hair is full of static and my nose bleeds …
gorgeous view of Macchu Picchu
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Kathy England
This morning we woke up early, and we grabbed our clothes and stuffed them under the covers to get them warm so that we wouldn't freeze later getting dressed. We finally got up around sunrise, got …
Bob peeks out from our tent
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Kathy England
We woke up at six this morning to get ready for our excursion. Breakfast at the hotel was good, with fruit, cereal, breads, and eggs cooked to request. Then we went outside the hotel where bicycle …
Kathy conquers Dead Womans Pass
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Kathy England
I was reluctant to get out from under the covers this morning. We had warmed up our little sleeping nest, but the room was cold! Luckily, hot water was available for a warming shower. We dressed …
Luisa prepares lunch for us on Amantani Island
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Kathy England
Friday, August 29, 2003 It's the same story every time we set off on vacation - in order to get things reasonably tied up at work so you can go away with a clear conscience, the last week or two …

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