Sacred Valley: Chinchero district

This trip just kept getting better as we go higher; you are in for the Chinchero treat. The Chincheros district is 12,345 feet above sea level and the people are indigenous Indians from the Quechua decent. Here we met a group of Quechua Indian weavers who taught us all about the colors we have been […]

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Sacred Valley continued

When travelling with Grand Circle tours they generally include opportunities to visit a native home. The idea is to interact with the natives with conversations about their culture and ours. Often we get to participate in the culinary culture whether they prepare an entire meal or visitors participate in the preparation of the meal, all […]

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Leaving Lima and exploring Sacred Valley

Our time was up soon so we used some of our free time to pop into a little shopping area or probably what we might call a mini mall. We would be back in Lima before the conclusion so our visit was just to see what they had. What struck me was how colorful the […]

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Visit to Peru first stop Lima

This tour was organized by OATS (Overseas Adventure Travel) an arm of GCT (grand circle travel), which started in Lima. We arrived in Lima on a bright beautiful day. Our tour guide was there to make sure we were settled in then off we went, in walking distance, to a restaurant for our welcome lunch. […]

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Revisiting Washington

One of the benefits of being in National Harbor is how close you are to Washington DC. Having been here before the focus of this visit was to have my friends see the highlights of DC but to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture. We took a tour via the Old […]

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Visited National Harbor

Decided to take a run to the Washington DC area so chose to stay at Wyndham in National harbor using some of my time. It was a beautiful day for traveling traffic was not bad a few hiccups here and there but no issues. After a briefing by the concierge we took a stroll down […]

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Wrapping up my visit to the Philippines

Well we sure had a great time in Oslob and it’s time to return to the city. This time I will be staying at the Ceda hotel at the Ayala center. Another nurse I worked with was also in the Philippines and wanted me to come and meet her family. Unfortunately it required taking a […]

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