This week’s photos are of the colorful people of Cuzco, Peru.
Originally I booked the Inca Trail Extension as an add-on to my Active Galapagos Tour with Intrepid. Due to needing knee surgery for the 6th time coming up in November, I decided hiking the grueling Inca Trail was not a good idea. Intrepid was able to change some things so that I could still see […]
When I travel I like to get brave and try customary food/drinks. I started out my trip in Peru with something easy…a Pisco Sour. Pisco is a local spirit made from grapes. I didn’t try a shot of it, so I’m not sure what’s it’s individual taste is, but a Pisco Sour includes Pisco, Bitters, […]
I read Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett several years ago. I never would have believed that a book about building cathedrals in the 1100s would be interesting. It’s a bit slow at first, but once it gets moving it’s a very easy read. Ken Follett’s follow-on book World Without End is equally good. […]
When I first moved to Washington state I did not get the obsession with coffee and Starbucks. Nearly 14 years later I’m as addicted to Starbucks just like a lot of other Washingtonians. However, my beverage of choice is Unsweetened Well-Shaken Black Ice Tea, instead of coffee. When I had a layover in Lima the […]