Saturday Scenes: Machu Picchu

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu was one of the most challenging, yet rewarding, things I have ever  done.  No matter how much I look back through my picture from the hike and Machu […]

30 Days of Indie Travel Project: Transit

  Day 22 of the 30 Days of Indie Travel Project is about Transit. The word travel comes from a French word meaning “work” and sometimes, getting there is work. Between crowded buses, long airline […]

30 Days of Indie Travel Project: Kindness

Day 5 of the 30 Days of Indie Travel Project focuses on kindness. One of the greatest joys of travel can be the random acts of kindness you’ll receive from total strangers. Have you ever […]

Lessons I’ve Learned From My Passport

I sent my beloved passport off last week, stuffing it into a nice bubble envelope together with my passport renewal application and a check for $110.  Not only was it set to expire this June […]

Machu Picchu!

Happy Thanksgiving!  There definitely could be worse ways to celebrate Turkey Day. 🙂 We got up at 3:50 a.m. and had to quickly get our stuff together because breakfast was at 4:20.  This was the […]

Inca Trail – Day 3

I do not feel I slept at all last night.  My stomach was in knots and I felt very queasy.  I had taken Imodium but that didn’t seem to help (I realized later than I […]