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Peru Family Trip

Our amazing family trip to Machu Picchu - Everything we expected and more. There is a reason it is on every top ten list of places to see in the world before you die.

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Saw this color blue many places.  Beautiful doors
Author
Robert Sterling
This day was all about getting home. We started at the hotel, saying goodbye to our good friend Teddy at noon. Riding down the hill to the aeropuerto, we were really surprised to see our first …
Half the population of Peru is under fifteen
Author
Robert Sterling
This day was a free day in Cusco, and we opted for a short horse back ride. Teddy had arranged this for us, an a van and a young guide named came and picked us up at the hotel. Just a short ride …
On the bus tour in Lima, we saw the catacombs in this church
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Robert Sterling
This day was a free day until 2:00 and we all decided we wanted to go back up the hill to M-P. Will and Brent had passes to go up to Huayna Picchu and please note that the queue to get on the trail …
The Catholic Church in Mira Flores
Author
Robert Sterling
We had all dedided that every town we visited was better than the first and we had not yet arrived at Machu Picchu! What this day would bring, we just couldn't imagine. We joined our group and …
Art and Literature Building - Lima
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Robert Sterling
Around 7:30, Teddy and our driver Eduardo, arrived at our hotel door carrying our traveling companions, Mario and Betty, ready to take us towards the Sacred Valley. There was not really any one else …
One of the squares in Lima
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Robert Sterling
We had a taxi arranged by A-L waiting for us the next morning, taking us to the airport for Cusco. About 30 minutes back to the airport. Line wasn't too bad at the airport. We were flying LAN …
Balcony Architecture  -  Lima
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Robert Sterling
Morning came, and with it breakfast. This was included in the room, as were all breakfasts. However, after breakfast, 2 of us went back to bed!!!! The other 2 went out exploring. Just a couple of …
The Guards at the Capital
Author
Robert Sterling
As our older son, Will, is currently in school in Boston, we were scheduled to leave from 2 different destinations, meeting in Dallas, and flying the 8 hour trip to Lima together. We had a small …
Welcoming Arms in Mira Flores  (notice the grey sky)
Author
Robert Sterling
''Give your children experiences, not things.'' Someone told us those words of wisdom years ago, and as a family, we have tried to do this. Two years ago, when our oldest son graduated from the …

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