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Chivay : First Glimpse of Colca Valley

My husband bought me a Peru travel book for Christmas one year. I planned and re-planned my trip to Peru over and over again with this book. I had many of the typical sites...

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Family Vacation : Charleston and the Isle of Palms

I see at least one 30A bumper sticker advertising the amazing beaches along Florida’s State Road 30A each day on my way to work. While we have vacationed there before, my favorite beach destination...

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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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KiDS ROCK Race : Our first medal!

When I signed up for my second half marathon, I saw that the Rock ‘n’ Roll series also offered a KiDS ROCK race for Kindergarten-7th grade. The Kindergarten race was 1/2 mile.  I thought...