Day 44, 45, 46 & 47 – Huacachina, Peru – Sandboarding and Relaxing

Day 44, 45, 46 & 47 – Huacachina, Peru – Sandboarding and Relaxing

I have come to realize – Out of all the landscapes I can be in – I love the desert the best!

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Day 39 & 40 – Ollantaytambo & Aguas Calientes, Peru

Day 39 & 40 – Ollantaytambo & Aguas Calientes, Peru

Welcome to Ollantaytambo! Giant Ruins with 428 Steps! (I counted to keep myself from fainting in the heat!) What well placed ruins. Such beauty. I do truly love Peru. I think I might come back and live in this country at some point in my life. Continue reading

Day 33, 34, & 35 – Arequipa, Peru – Cooking, Monestery, and a New Travel Companion

Day 33, 34, & 35 – Arequipa, Peru – Cooking, Monestery, and a New Travel Companion

Arequipa was not originally on my travel plans – I´d never read anything about it or bothered to . not sure why not. But Camille, whom I met in Potosi, and spent Christmas with in Sucre, told me there was a gigantic monastery here and I should spend some time. Monastery? Old buildings? I´m in.

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Day 32 – Puno, Peru – Sillustani Funeral Towers

Day 32 – Puno, Peru – Sillustani Funeral Towers

I love all things ruins. Everything. If it is old, crumbling, and fantastic; I normally have to make a trip to see it. Thus – I spent an afternoon wandering around the Sillustani Funeral towers in Puno, Peru. I felt they deserved their own day. And they did. Not only for the ruins, but for the surrounding scenery which is breathtaking. Even more so with a storm rollling in. (Storms are great from a far – as long as no rain touches me!)

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