Category Archives: Peru

Volvo Classic Pan Americana in Cusco Peru

A few days ago my friend Mark was able to identify a really cool car I saw in San Diego from a picture I posted on Facebook.  The car was a Morgan 3-Wheeler and was part of a cross-country Gumball … Continue reading

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Christmas Trees in Peru

Tis the season.  Thanksgiving is typically thought of as the start to the holiday season.  Although decorations have been up in many places since Halloween, I decided to stick to the old guidelines and follow Nordstrom’s lead by not posting about the holidays until Thanksgiving.  … Continue reading

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One of My Embarrassing Travel Moments

Southern California and the Sacred Valley in Peru are two very different worlds.  If you’ve been reading my stories then you know about some of the adventures I had in Peru.  There were few “aha moments” that made me really … Continue reading

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The Inca Ruins of Moray in the Sacred Valley, Peru

There are so many beautiful sites around the Sacred Valley in Peru.  One morning I decided to visit the ancient Inca site of Moray.  The ride was about an hour from the town of Ollantaytambo and the drive was beautiful.  I … Continue reading

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The Day I Thought Might Be My Last

If New Years Day is any indication of the year to come then I was in for a wild ride. It was January 1st 2012 and I was traveling through the country of Peru.  The day started off at 6 … Continue reading

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Huaca Pucllana Ruins in Miraflores Lima Peru

Miraflores is a beautiful section of Lima Peru. After spending the previous day exploring the city, I really wanted to stay closer to the hotel on my last free day in the area. I had read about the Huaca Pucllana … Continue reading

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Food, Food and More Food in Lima, Peru

Continued from Beautiful Lima Peru Part 1, 2 and 3 It’s time to eat and I’m starving.  After walking around Lima for hours I was ready to sit down and have a nice meal.  I arrived and the recommended spot … Continue reading

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Beautiful Lima Peru Part 3

After I left the Casa de la Lituratura Peruana I continued the suggested path that the student tour guide I met in the square gave me (if you missed that blog it is called Beautiful Lima Peru Part 2). As … Continue reading

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Beautiful Lima Peru Part 2

After taking in the beauty of the square I began walking. I had a map but I didn’t really know where to go. Within a few seconds I was approached by a college aged boy who asked me if I … Continue reading

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Beautiful Lima Peru Part 1

My morning started off early as I headed with my hotel driver to the downtown area. I was advised not to take any taxis and to only use the official hotel driver. I was sure that I would be fine … Continue reading

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