Blog posts from Peru
Miraflores and La Mar

Miraflores and La Mar

Our cab from the airport (a reasonable 60 solas [$20] for 4 people) dropped us off in the heart of Miraflores and from there we set off to explore the area and spend some time before lunch. Eric and...

Machu Picchu

What's that? You want to see some photos of Machu Picchu? Oh, alright. :) When we arrived around 7:30am, the clouds were covering Wayna Picchu but soon afterward, the sun burned them off and we were...

Aguas Calientes

The train ride into the Sacred Valley was absolutely stunning but I'm afraid we didn't enjoy it as much as we should have because we were so grateful to have made the train that we nearly passed out...

the most scenic cab ride ever

The cab ride from Cuzco to Ollantaytambo was full of drama not only due to the fact that we had no wiggle room to make our train, but that the scenery just got better and better as we wound our way...

celebrating our anniversary

Hola! We are back from our whirlwind vacation to Lima and Machu Picchu in Peru just in time to celebrate our eight year wedding anniversary! It all started with a trip to Hawaii eight years ago......

a good month so far…

We've been a bit lax with updates, in part because we post many of our quickie updates on Facebook, but so far we've had a great month. Some of the highlights: Had one of my UNC papers accepted to...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Madrid, Spain (Mar)
Valencia, Spain (Mar+Apr)
Palma, Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Long Island, NY (July)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)
Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)
Grand Rapids, MI (Nov)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)