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Lynessa Nelson
We were sad to check out of the Blue Tang because it was such a short stay and the hotel was such a nice place to relax. The staff was wonderful as well - Allen and Fanny in the office were excellent …
view from hotel room
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Dawn Ross
After a good buffet breakfast we all met Vidal. We rented a van and driver today . We decided to drive out to the farthest point and work our way back. We drove out to Pisac. The scenery along the …
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Lynessa Nelson
So I'm not much of a swimmer and don't enjoy water sports as much as some people, but this morning's snorkeling tour on the Sirena Azul Sailboat was wonderful! We started out at Blue Tang …
Cusco from plane
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Dawn Ross
We were up at 6am to a delicious buffet breakfast at the hotel. Our flight to Cusco departed at 10:10 am via TACA airlines. They served nice sandwich and danish. The view on the flight was …
Sacsayhuaman ruins
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Peter Smets
On the way back to Cusco we stopped at a weavers co-op where local women are preserving the art of producing hand woven fabric made from llama and alpaca. Its all spun by hand and dyed using all …
Experiencing the ins and outs of Peru
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Dawn Ross
Today we started our big adventure. Diane and I are 55 years old with 3 grown children. We had read about hiking the Inca Trai to Machu Picchu and decided it was something we would like to do. We …
Sexywoman
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Peter Smets
Up early and got picked up for our trip by train to Aguas Calientes and Mach Picchu. Checked in to the Mapi hotel. Wow! what a room. Off to the famous site where we spent the next 6 hours in awe at …
Me learning how to seakayak
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Lynessa Nelson
Today we relaxed again in the morning. We felt soooooo pampered by everyone at Victoria House because they waited on you hand and foot. It was interesting to chat with the staff too who gave us some …
Tambomachay
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Peter Smets
Up at 6:00, more tea and another fabulous breakfast. The porters are unbelievable. We leave before they do and then later they would pass us on the trail and have everything set up again when we get …
Scarlet macaw
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Andrea Edwards
Almost home. As I look at all the fresh people on my flight, the ones who showered this morning and look and smell better than me, I comfort myself with the secret knowledge that 48 hours ago they …
Tambomachay (The Bath of the Inca)
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Peter Smets
Up at 5:45am and the guys brought us some nice hot tea and then on to breakfast. Another beautiful day. At around 7:00am Victor arrived out of nowhere and played and his harp and sang some …
Lee with one of the chicos at TRC.  Really great TRC lets you get so up close and personal with these macaws.
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Andrea Edwards
Today is the longest and saddest day of the trip. Cusco to Lima to Miami to Dallas to Seattle for one of us, Cusco to Lima to Miami to Chicago to Little Rock for the other. To add insult to injury, …
Enjoying a cold Belikin, the beer of Belize
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Lynessa Nelson
So I promised myself to wake up this morning at six in order to make up for going to bed at 9pm. Eleven hours later, we finally awoke at 8am and headed down to breakfast. I think we may have needed …
HIllside art
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Shahnaz Ahmed
Flight got there on time, but I had a good 7 hour layover. I think I spent some time sleeping, some time charging my phone, some time talking on the phone. I wish I would have paid attention to the …
Hiking around the Sacred Valley
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Peter Smets
Up early. It was mothers day so Peggy got the royal treatment with a rose and confetti from Edwin. It was so exciting when we finally started to hike. We are in our glory. Passed through Socma …
Night walk at TRC.  You cant believe how many things your guides can find in the dark!
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Andrea Edwards
We're up at 5 a.m. to pack and catch the first bus back to Machu Picchu. This morning we're hiking up to Intipunku, the Sun Gate. It's Mother's Day and I can't help but think of my own mother as we …
Relaxing at Victoria House
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Lynessa Nelson
It is such a relief to arrive into Belize City without a hangup on our international flights! Every time I've traveled in the last seven years internationally, there has been some sort of delay or …
Exploring the town
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Shahnaz Ahmed
Woke up early for breakfast and was already packed up from the night before so we were ready to go. Guy from Adventure Life had us fill out some form as an evaluation and then we were off in the van …
Pukapukara
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Peter Smets
We never realized that there were so many Inca ruins or that their empire was so large. It made us sad to realize how much of their culture and history is lost forever. Saw Pucapucara, Tambomachay, …
Tree frog...we saw lots of these on our night walks at TRC.
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Andrea Edwards
Today is the day! We're on our way to Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu for gosh sakes! After breakfast we take the train from Ollyantaytambo to Aquas Calientes. The train ride itself is beautiful. No …
Sullivan celebrates Cinco de Mayo by riding to work in style
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Lynessa Nelson
Sullivan celebrates Cinco de Mayo by riding to work in style Well, we made it to our office goal of 100% perfect participation for Bike Walk Bus Week! In case you missed it, we are kicking off a …
Exploring the town
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Shahnaz Ahmed
This entry is a day late. So yesterday started at the breakfast table with Ronnie our tour guide came up to Salman was asked if he was *Sohlmone*. Then he introduced himself. I was a bit worried …
Plaza De Armas
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Peter Smets
Overnight was a blur as we arrived in Lima at 12:30 am. Slept some in the airport but mostly not. Our connecting flight arrived in Cusco at 6:45am and we were met by Willie, our driver and Edwin, our …
Antonio (with another eye roll!), Andrea, and Lee at the clay lick.  Was getting up at 4:30 a.m. to see this worth it?  Absolutely!
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Andrea Edwards
Our journey today takes us through the Sacred Valley. As we head out of Cusco, Santiago plays the Beatles' The Long and Winding Road, and it's just perfect. First stop: a llama farm. We feed the …