Tag Archives: Peru

We got good advice

Anna, the proprietor of the little B&B, handed us a tourist map and drew a triangle with her bold, yellow marker for (what she considered) the perfect walking path in Miraflores. We’d been so busy in Ecuador with our friends’ … Continue reading

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one way to plan a BIG trip

It all started with three great destinations: Galapagos Islands off Ecuador, Machu Picchu in Peru, and Bahia Bustamante in Argentina.  How could we possibly choose between them? They’re on the same continent, so we reasoned, “Wouldn’t it be possible to … Continue reading

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Before you settle on a destination – check the weather

We know what we like. We prefer our weather to be warm. For hiking, give us 70-degree temperatures and overcast skies (but we’ll settle for sunny). If we’re at the beach – make our water and air temperatures warm. Weather … Continue reading

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Hop, skip, and a jump

How could we come back to the US and not stop for a quick visit with old friends? Traditional Philadelphia, upper-west side Manhattan, and rural New Jersey. Three quick stops followed our visit to Washington, DC. We lived in Philadelphia … Continue reading

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