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Peru Road Trip Part 2 : Arequipa to Chivay

The trip from Arequipa to Chivay took us through the western side of Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reservation and our highest elevation of the entire trip. This pass hits 4910 m or over...

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Peru Road Trip Part 1 : Leaving Arequipa

Peru Road Trip After two days in Arequipa, we were ready to continue our journey in Peru to the Colca Valley.  We would be making a long road trip, about 3-4 hours, from Arequipa...

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The Riviera Maya and A Visit to Tulum

I saw Tulum the first time at 17 years old.  My love of Mexico began on two high school trips with my Spanish class. I started in Mexico City both times and travelled west...

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Kids-Friendly Dining – Coco’s Italian Market

I am always on the look-out for kid-friendly restaurants that also serve up delicious food for the parents.  There are so many themed-restaurants (I.e. Rainforest Cafe) where I can barely choke down the mediocre...

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Arequipa – The White City

With an early morning flight from Lima, we were off on our first adventure in Peru!  I had been planning this trip for almost 15 years, and, if I’m honest, I was still in...