Spending 36 Hours In The Peruvian Amazon- Part II

You can find Part I of the Amazon Rainforest adventure here. Day 2We were up nice and early- breakfast at 5am so that we could leave our lodge at 5:30am! It was also my birthday today! We headed onto the boat for a short ride through the misty and cool morning and got off for …

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Spending 36 hours in the Peruvian Amazon- Part I

The Amazon has always made me ponder what it would be like there. This interest must have stemmed from childhood and all the projects we did on the Amazon. Back then, it was a world away from my classroom! I think it is also the vastness, the infinite and sometimes odd animals that call it …

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Exploring Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes, Peru: Non hiking version

Hidden among the clouds, Machu Picchu, is on many people's lists. Nestled in the peak of the Andes, it's a wonder how the Incan's managed to build such extensive structures so high up in the 15th century and the true purpose of the site still remains a mystery to this day. Machu Picchu was abandoned …

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