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Mary Curry
A long journey home...
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Elizabeth Conway
UPDATE 6/27/2011: WE HAVE A WINNER!! Congrats to Charles Wood -- Charles' name was randomly selected from those who enter, and gets to walk away with the great Eagle Creek gear! Many thanks so …
The Jesuit Church, Cusco
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laurie williams
Every since I was in sixth grade, I have wanted to see Machu Picchu. My first view of this Inca city was in my sixth grade social studies book. I am 50 years old! I have waited a long time! If …
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Mary Curry
We had the good foresight to leave a final day for unplanned, kid-friendly activities in Quito. We spent the day with Betty and her kids visiting the Museo del Agua and taking them on rides at the …
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Mary Curry
We had a panga ride to see the fur sea lions along the craggy rocks and then took a final dip in the pool before heading to the airport. This evening we rode in a restored chiva, a 50s wooden bus …
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Mary Curry
So said my daughter while eating chocolate fondue after our morning excursion to Espanola. This excursion was the best yet- lots of sea lions, iguanas, lava lizards, albatros, masked boobies, …
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Mary Curry
So said my son as he sat at the edge of the Legend pool with a bowl of popcorn after our morning walk around Dragon Hill. The comment was all the more impressive because Dragon Hill was the least …
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Elizabeth Conway
Electric storm in the midst of Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano eruption in Chile. Photo by Daniel Basualto/EPA UPDATE June 9, 2011: Flights on LAN and Aerolineas Argentinas are experiences ongoing …
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Mary Curry
I must say that I am very impressed by Aerogal. Our coach seats rivaled the first class of American. We were served two beverages, a snack and a light meal and were given headphones for private …
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Mary Curry
We divided into groups this morning for horseback riding, hiking and biking. Both kids wanted to go horseback riding again, but mom opted out since there were limited horses. Matthew rode with me on …
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Mary Curry
This morning we drove to Otavalo Market, stopping enroute to taste chirrimoya, a local fruit that is supposed to help stomach cancer, and cheese and biscuits. We also stopped at the Equator where …
Llachon - Lake Titicaca
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Laura Cahill
All those flights down, we had all of them on the way back, but way worse because you aren't going some place fun. Just home. But the flights were an eventful, just the way I like them.
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Mary Curry
We met our horseback riding guide and got fitted in chaps and ponchos for the ride. I was worried about Matthew riding by himself, but he did great despite my hesitancy (and his own). The guide led …
Lincoln and Griffin strutting old moves from their modeling
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Monica Laflin
The students were able to sleep in. A 'suggested' breakfast time was 8:15AM. We leave for the Belize City International Airport by 11:30AM. Ample time to get checked in and pay our departure tax. …
Kayaking at Llachon - Lake Titicaca
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Laura Cahill
From our hotel we went to the main square where the buses to Machu Picchu lined up to shuttle travelers up to the ruins. We hopped on a bus and it filled up quickly and was off! Swtich backs up and …
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Mary Curry
We woke early for the bumpy transfer to our canopy tour near Cotopaxi National Park. We opted for the 5 cable zipline that required a bit of extra hiking. Mom struggled on the walk at such high …
Playing in the third watering hole of the day
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Monica Laflin
5:45 Wake up call. 6AM breakfast. 6:30AM we were driven to Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave. What an amazing spelunking cave experience! We split into two groups. One group had David as their guide and …
View from the Pyramid-Guatemala Border-Xunantunich
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JULIE BLEAU
This morning, it was raining and very cloudy outside. It was our last day, and because of such weather, it was easier to leave our tree house and the staff to go back home. We spent time reading in …
Paying up!
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Laura Cahill
This morning started with a tour of the Huchuy Qosqo ruins, they are still in the excavation stage, it was pretty cool to see that process. We then began our decent into the Urubamba Valley, to La …
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Mary Curry
Due to limited availability for our frequent flyer mile tickets, we had to book first class (poor us!) for the first time ever. My mom and I were thrilled with the real dinnerware, table cloths and …
Mitch jumping off rope swing at Rock Pool!
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Monica Laflin
9AM departure from Cockscomb. It was a 3 hour drive to Pook's Hill Lodge. Most of the students slept on the way back. Everyone was ecstatic to be back! No bunk beds! After lunch, the girls either …

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