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Hopping between Peru and Bolivia

With retirement, our travel is pretty casual.  Mostly, we spend a month in one place, then a few short trips or maybe a week in each place along our itinerary.  936 palabras más


Arequipa and Colca Canyon trek

I got to the hostel fresh off the night bus and the dream of every backpacker came true – my bed was available for early check in. 1.059 palabras más

Bolivia & Peru

Arequipa & Colca Canyon

Described as the most beautiful city in Peru, Arequipa did not disappoint. A large Plaza de Armas (main square) with a central fountain, a cathedral on one side and enclosed streets with archways surrounding the rest of the square. 761 palabras más

Sisters Doing It For Themselves.

Once you went in, you never came out. Santa Catalina: a pretty prison, but a prison nonetheless.

Painted letters over the entrance to the first courtyard urge SILENCE, yet noise from the city surrounds you: the cries of street vendors, the clop of horses hooves, the hum of voices, the sound of life. 821 palabras más


Peru: Machu Picchu, Cusco, Lima and Arequipa

I was born in Northern Chile, raised in Hawaii went to college in New England, briefly lived in the South and have settled in the North East! 1.431 palabras más

We're back! Again!

Whoops, we suck! It’s been a few years, but we are back and we’re ready to travel again. Not that we haven’t traveled in the years we’ve been gone, we’ve just been Lazy Paws and haven’t gotten our sh*t together enough to blog about it. 363 palabras más


Eat like a local in Peru

I bet you have heard of ceviche, huancaina
chips and other delicious Peruvian dishes. The true is that the variety of food
in Peru is incredible huge and delightful. 706 palabras más