Last day in Cusco

So we got to our hotel last night and happily our luggage was already in our room for us!  Happy day!  Showers felt great but I took a second one today because my hair still […]

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 […]

Exploring ruins near Cusco

Long second day in Peru!  I suppose we should be taking it easy as we get used to the altitude and rest up for the Inca Trail, but today didn’t turn out that way. We […]

Arrival in Cusco

Hola!  We made it to Cusco, Peru! My flights here were relatively uneventful.  3 hours Chicago-Miami, then a 4 hour layover in Miami in a very empty concourse.  At least there was football on TV […]