19th century ship still intact at Stanley
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Hubert Hall
This was our full day tour of Pebble Island with our hosts Jacqui and Allan in two separate land rovers since there were more guests than one Land Rover could accommodate. We were in Allan's vehicle …
At the market in Peru
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Karen Hoffman
Our guide took us through Chinchero, Maras, Moray, the Salt mines, then to Ollantaytambo. Boris, our guide, added much more than what was initially on our itinerary (he catered the trip to what our …
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Marissa Jensen
This morning we are up early to visit the Alhambra. The Moorish fortress is so large it is hard to take it all in. It has been passed from ruler to to ruler. We spend the morning exploring the …
Sheep crossing road from Mt Pleasant to Darwin/Goose Green
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Hubert Hall
We got an early start this morning to catch the 0715 flight to Punta Arenas and then on to Mount Pleasant Airport, Falkland Islands. This is the military airbase and home for the 2000 troop garrison …
Local weaver in Peru
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Karen Hoffman
After arriving in Cusco and having some time to check into our hotel and rest a bit (which we needed), our wonderful guide, Boris, took us on a tour of the downtown area and up to the mountain that …
Cages for animals and Gladiators
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Marissa Jensen
We finally make it to Granada this morning. To say we are we are exhausted is an understatement. I don't know how baby managed! Our first order of business is to find a hotel. The first one we go …
Old barn on Carcass Island
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Hubert Hall
At the immigration check in we learned that the entry fee into Chile is $132.00 USD, not $120.00, but this fee is good for the life of your passport. After the usual tiresome overnight flight from …
Locals in Peru
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Karen Hoffman
Our hotel was so convenient; just across the street from the airport and easy to get to. No worries about commuting, getting a taxi or making sure we got to the airport the next morning in time for …
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Marissa Jensen
Today we are in Valencia. This is where I studied and lived for 3 weeks exactly 10 years ago. I can't believe I am here again. Since I am familiar with the city and want to catch up with my host …
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Marissa Jensen
Today we are in Mallorca and I am so excited because I heard they have great beaches. That being said, we are about an hour from the beaches and there are sights to see right in Palma. We decide …
Colosseum
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Marissa Jensen
Today is a day at sea. I am leery of this because I don't want to spend the day seasick. We do take advantage of not having to be anywhere and it is so nice to sleep in again. We spend much of the …
Our walk to the Colosseum
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Marissa Jensen
Knowing for sure that today was a holiday and that many things would be closed, we booked a shore excursion through the boat. We went to a small family owned vineyard. The property has been in the …