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When my vivacious and travel hungry 60 year mother said, \"It's time for us to plan that trip of ours,\" there was no argument from me, her adventurous and outgoing 24 year old daughter. I …

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little girl with her llamas
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JoAnn Bowes
We visited the Regional Museum to see the most recently discovered Inca silver, then sat in the park to chat. Ron and I then flew to Lima (after seeing Ayul with his new group in the hotel lobby). …
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Mary Curry
We arrived into Buenos Aires exhausted after our red-eye flight and thankful for the waiting transfer. Headed to the hotel for a nap and then took an evening walk around the town.
Gorgeous light as we sailed the Beagle Channel
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April Killingsworth
Our first of three days sailing the infamous Drake Passage. Thankfully, I had gotten a prescription from our doctor for the patch. I have a terrible time with motion sickness & the patch was a …
The Sacred Valley
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JoAnn Bowes
Six a.m. train to Machu Picchu to see the sunrise, but alas, it was raining again. The clouds, mist and fog gave the site an other-world feeling. We hiked to the Inca bridge and explored the …
Rainbow over the Beagle Channel
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April Killingsworth
Our boarding time wasn't until 16:00 so we spent the morning of Embarkation Day touring the Terra del Fuego National Park. It was amazing to see the mountain tops of Chile from where we stood on the …
Joann recovering from altitude sickness
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JoAnn Bowes
Cusco museums, market, ruins were on the agenda, then a van back to Ollantaytambo and train to Aguas Caliente. checked into the beautiful El Mapi hotel. Nancy, Ron and I went for beer and nachos …
Everlasting windows
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JoAnn Bowes
Trains to Machu Picchu were cancelled for the day due to the high water of the Urubamba river, so we all crammed into a taxi to go back to Cusco. More cusco sightseeing.
chatting with our guide Ayul
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JoAnn Bowes
A tour of the Sacred Valley on a misty day, then to Ollantaytambo. A walking tour of the village, visiting a typical home, and then the ruins.
Catholic church in Cusco
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JoAnn Bowes
We ( Nancy, Thornton, Ron and I) were met at the Cusco airport by our guide Ayul and preceeded on a city tour and lunch
Explore!
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Elizabeth Conway
Adventure Life's Andean Multisport featured in Outside Magazine's 2011 Best Trips Issue We are thrilled to see Adventure Life's Andean Multisport Peru trip featured in Outside Magazine's annual …
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Alison Charman
Up early again to meet up with Felicia, our guide for the City Tour. We are joined by Tommy and G.G, who will be with us on our travels for a while. Once we have established our common like of red …
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Alison Charman
We are timetabled for the Jungle trek this morning and have to be ready and packed before breakfast as we fly back to Buenos Aires later. It's the one part of our package that I could have done …
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Alison Charman
Up early so that we can get on with our day while it's relatively cool. We are greeted at the National Park by a pair of Toucans, who sit in a tree just inside the main gate as if they are paid …
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Alison Charman
We have a half day to meander around Buenos Aires before flying up to Iguazu. It's such a pleasure to be away from the grey English winter, so the hot and humid conditions in Iguazu are very …
Beautiful statue in Guatemala City
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joseph grant
Another uneventful series of flights back to the snow . We love Continental Airlines...been using them for years without issue or lateness. Guess we got the last of the free pretzels. Home late …
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Alison Charman
We arrive at a reasonably unsociable hour and that seems to be the norm for travel both to and from South America. A very sweet gentleman meets and delivers us to our Hotel. All I can focus on is …
Inglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Merced-only big church not
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joseph grant
Good (but too early) flight. Met by guide at the airport for a very interesting tour of the ruins at Tikal followed by a surprisingly delicious late lunch. We were able to walk thru all the ruins …
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Alison Charman
We spend a day in Miami, essentially waiting for our overnight flight to Buenos Aires, but we've been there many times so it's quite familiar. After a very pleasant trip to the Fairchild Tropical …
Selling produce on the streets
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joseph grant
We were feeling better but not great...We couldn't get on the evening flight to Flores. Jose called to check on us. So did Adventure Life and the travel insurance company they had recommended. It …
Yum
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joseph grant
It became obvious this morning that we needed medical attention. (I will spare the details). It was at this point that we came to appreciate the people who Adventure Life and ViaVenture had assigned …
McDonalds dining area- \"Buenas Dias Amigas\"
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joseph grant
Bright sun; THE VIEW, a hearty breakfast and we started off on what was supposed be a great hike from our hotel to village of Santa Cruz.... a hike that promised great lake views, homestead farms, …
Mothers in traditional dress ; all kids in school uniforms;
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joseph grant
Morning found us on a pleasant boat journey across the lake to visit the people of the villages where we admired their native dress and their children and ate their food. We always asked to interact …
Volcan Agua (12,356 ft.) looms at the end of south running s
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joseph grant
Jose and another driver/guide took us up into the highlands with a running dialog on Mayan traditions and symbols...very informative. We also enjoyed the outgoing good humor they both had to offer. …

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