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My husband and I just returned from a visit to the ancient Maya city of Tikal in Guatemala. We were staying in Belize at Pook's Hill … Author JULIE BLEAU This morning at 5:00 a.m. we were up and ready to get some breakfast before taking the boat to the Great Blue Hole at 6 a.m. It was a nice boat ride to the Great Blue Hole, starting with a nice … Author Laura Cahill Woke up and headed to a breakfast of fried quinoa cakes, jam, and cafe con leche. We said some quick goodbyes and headed to shore to board our sail boat. Today's goal was to make it to Amantani … Author Monica Laflin We were up by 6:30Am. Breakfast at 7. On the road to King's Children's Home/Orphanage by 8am. We were there from 8:45-4pm. VERY HOT AND HUMID!!! I made sure everyone drank lots of water! Half the … Author JULIE BLEAU This morning, even though we could sleep in until 7:00 a.m., we woke-up around 6:30 with the sounds of the birds and lizards that were surrounding our tree house and even inhabiting it with us. . . … Author Laura Cahill Wake early pack our stuff into our day packs, check our extra luggage into the hotel storage and eat a nice little breakfast. Our guide arrives and we head out on some TukTuks to the pier. We stop … Author Monica Laflin Last night the students played games and listened to their iPods at Kelsey's and Chiara's cabana. They seemed to be enjoying themselves! Only one scream from Jazzi when she saw a big bug!
Nicole, … Author JULIE BLEAU This morning, we woke-up at 6:00 a.m. and were ready for breakfast thirty minutes later. Destination today is: Glovers Reef with another 12 people on the boat. We were the only two to snorkel and … Author Laura Cahill Another early morning wake up to catch a flight to Juliaca. Cross back over the street to check in with Star Peru. Lima airport is a nice airport with shops and some resturants. The regional terminal … Author Monica Laflin The four boys, Sam and myself were up for the 6am birding hike. The rest, slept in.
Breakfast at 8am.
After breakfast all 13 of us went on a 2 hour jungle hike and then spent an hour cooling off … Author JULIE BLEAU After a great night sleep, the alarm clock went off at 5:30 a.m. Packed our day bag with water bottles (that were given to us), sun screen, insect repellent (a must to have at all time), and a hat. … Author Laura Cahill We arrive Lima in the afternoon after an epic 24+ hours of travel. *Important note: For those of you traveling through Panama City...there is a Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville in the airport. I … Author Monica Laflin The students are all great after their long plane trip and bus ride.
Check out the blog for some pictures of our lodge in the Belizean jungle.
The students have all checked into their cabanas, … Author Dawn Ross We enjoyed the morning sun at the Plaza de Armas, took a few final photos and then headed to the airport to catch our flight to Lima.
In Lima we had arranged a tour with Monica Tours. They met us at … Author JULIE BLEAU The adventure started at 3:45 a.m. when the alarm clock went off. Getting ready, having some lite breakfast before driving to the Denver Airport; which is around 90 minutes from home. Nice smooth … Author Laura Cahill Missoula to Seattle - 4 hour layover - Seattle to LAX - 7 hours - LAX to Panama City 2 hours - Panama City to Lima Author Dawn Ross After a wonderful sleep and delicious breakfast we met Vidal at 7:00am in the lobby. He had already arranged the tickets to go back to Maccu Picchu and the hotel was to deliver our bags to the train … Author Dawn Ross We woke to a beautiful sunny morning. The glacier across the way is gorgeous. This is our last breakfast with the porters. They all are so friendly and happy and laughing all the time. We will miss … Author Dawn Ross Day 3 is a little easier with two shorter passes.
We started the day again waking to hot tea and warm water brought to our tent and then an amazing breakfast. Another beautiful weather day.
Todays … Author Dawn Ross Our porters came to our tent at 6am offering coca tea or coffee, and 10 minutes later brought a basin of warm water to wash up. This is what I call pampered camping!
After a delicious breakfast and … Author Dawn Ross The Big Day. After breakfast we take our van, with Vidal of course,and drive aout 45 min. to Kilometer 82. We met our 10 porters. Yes! 10 porters for the 4 of us and Vidal. The porters even carry a … Author Dawn Ross We woke to a beautiful sunny day. After a simple breakfast we met our guide for today, Alberto and our driver George. Today is our Healthy Breakfast Program excursion. We are very excited about this. … Author Dawn Ross Today Peg & Chris were off on a White Water rafting adventure so Diane and I were alone with Vidal.
Our driver took us to Chinchero first. It is a neet Inca town at 12,000' It has narrow cobbled …
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