Next stop . . . LIMA! (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Next stop . . . LIMA!
Monasterio Hotel, Cusco (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Monasterio Hotel, Cusco
Cusco (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Cusco
A few of the 3,000 kinds of potatoes (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
A few of the 3,000 kinds of potatoes
Love these hats the ladies wear (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Love these hats the ladies wear
Saqsaywamen, near Cusco (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Saqsaywamen, near Cusco
Rasta Llama (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Rasta Llama
Rafting on the Urubamba River (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Rafting on the Urubamba River
Our lunch "pavilion" at the takeout (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Our lunch "pavilion" at the takeout
Lunch on the river's edge. (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Lunch on the river's edge.
All made of flowers - Lucre (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
All made of flowers - Lucre
It's the week before Easter - Lucre (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
It's the week before Easter - Lucre
Giving the blessing -- Lucre (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Giving the blessing -- Lucre
Terraces at Chinchero (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Terraces at Chinchero
Chinchero (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Chinchero
Biking around Lake Piuray (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Biking around Lake Piuray
Share the Road! (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Share the Road!
Francisco, our horse wrangler, and me with two-day old lamb (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Francisco, our horse wrangler, and me with two-day old lamb
Fabulous! meals come out of this kitchen; Aurelio, our chef (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Fabulous! meals come out of this kitchen; Aurelio, our chef
On the Inca trail with our "crew" (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
On the Inca trail with our "crew"
Juan and me, summit of Tres Cruses. "Tea is served, madam" (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Juan and me, summit of Tres Cruses.  "Tea is served, madam"
Descending along the Inca Trail (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Descending along the Inca Trail
Huchuy Cusco, our camp for tonight (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Huchuy Cusco, our camp for tonight
The quintessential shot of Machu Picchu (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
The quintessential shot of Machu Picchu
Looking down from Machu Picchu to the river below. Whew! (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Looking down from Machu Picchu to the river below.  Whew!
Taking a moment to reflect on where we are! (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Taking a moment to reflect on where we are!
As the clouds lift, the magnificence is unveiled (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
As the clouds lift, the magnificence is unveiled
I took many, many photos of the adorable children (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
I took many, many photos of the adorable children
Lake Titicaca, Uros Floating Islands (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Lake Titicaca, Uros Floating Islands
Uros young woman and baby sister (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Uros young woman and baby sister
Just like in Venice, but this is made of reeds (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Just like in Venice, but this is made of reeds
Kayaking to lunch on Lake Titicaca (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Kayaking to lunch on Lake Titicaca
Near Llachon, Lake Titicaca (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Near Llachon, Lake Titicaca
Tikonata, our home for tonight (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Tikonata, our home for tonight
Small museum of mummies found on Tikonata (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Small museum of mummies found on Tikonata
All of the mummies are women, found in this fetal position (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
All of the mummies are women, found in this fetal position
Our accommodations on Tikonata (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Our accommodations on Tikonata
My buddy, Carlos Antony, prepares our sailing yacht! (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
My buddy, Carlos Antony, prepares our sailing yacht!
Our sailboat captain's wife (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Our sailboat captain's wife
"Sailing, takes me away!" (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
"Sailing, takes me away!"
Sunset from atop Amantani (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Sunset from atop Amantani
Captain Narciso, First Mate Carlos Antony in native hats (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Captain Narciso, First Mate Carlos Antony in native hats
Doing laundry, Amantani style (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Doing laundry, Amantani style
Puerto Maldonaldo -- heading to the jungle (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Puerto Maldonaldo -- heading to the jungle
Arriving on the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Arriving on the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca
Cruising down Madre de Dios (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Cruising down Madre de Dios
Guide Pepe and KT at Heath River (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Guide Pepe and KT at Heath River
Dining room @ Heath River Lodge (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Dining room @ Heath River Lodge
The "leaves of the tree" are blue-headed parrots (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
The "leaves of the tree" are blue-headed parrots
Too much bird watching for KT! (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Too much bird watching for KT!
The bird-watching blind (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
The bird-watching blind
Our jungle boat; guide Pepe and his father (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Our jungle boat; guide Pepe and his father
The tinniest tiny frog! (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
The tinniest tiny frog!
A "walking" tree -- yes, it WALKS! See its legs? (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
A "walking" tree -- yes, it WALKS!  See its legs?
Not a butterfly, but a beautiful moth likes Pepe's sweat (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Not a butterfly, but a beautiful moth likes Pepe's sweat
Our cabin at Heath River Lodge (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Our cabin at Heath River Lodge
Exterior of Heath River cabin (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Exterior of Heath River cabin
Capped Heron -- just gorgeous! (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Capped Heron -- just gorgeous!
Giant Otter with his catch Sandoval Lake (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Giant Otter with his catch Sandoval Lake
Squirrel Monkey -- Sandoval Lake (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Squirrel Monkey -- Sandoval Lake
Lichen -- pretty enough for a picture (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Lichen -- pretty enough for a picture
Rare sighting of a Spider monkey -- Sandoval Lake (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Rare sighting of a Spider monkey -- Sandoval Lake
Sunset over the jungle, and the last of our grand Adventure! (KT and Carol Thuerbach)
Sunset over the jungle, and the last of our grand Adventure!
Carol Thuerbach
Two 65-year-olds looking for Adventure! in Peru