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Ollantaytambo, Peru

Photo Friday: Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo, Peru: an amazing alternative to Machu Picchu! So it’s been way too long since I’ve uploaded a post onto my Photo Friday series! Bad blogger, I know. Looking back, I realized I’ve posted a lot of photos from Europe, where I spent most of my time. I need to expand my horizons! Why hadn’t I [...]

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Last Days in Peru: Desert and Ocean

After hopping on the overnight bus in Cuzco heading southwest towards Nazca, we popped our sleeping pills, watched some American movies dubbed in Spanish, and fell asleep. This was hands-down the most winding bus ride I have ever been on. I was super nauseous before falling asleep. I can remember waking up in the middle [...]

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Sacred Valley: Land of the Incas

So perhaps you all are waiting to hear about how cool it was to see Machu Picchu. Well I hear its pretty awesome. Unfortunately, we didn’t have the chance to go because in January (about one week after we bought our flights) there was a massive mudslide that knocked out the train tracks to the [...]

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Incans and Alpacas: Cusco, Peru

From Huaraz we took a an overnight bus ride back down to Lima; it was much faster going down at night, especially because we were able to have big comfy seats and sleep for most of it. Before leaving we were able to pick up some sort of herbal sleeping pills that had catnip in [...]

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High Altitudes: Huaraz, Peru

“Going to Peru is, well, if you ever have an opportunity in your life to go there, you should do it because it is absolutely mind boggling.” Dean Stockewell When people ask me how my spring break trip to Peru went, this quote always seems to pop into my mind because it is so completely [...]

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