January 15 Update February 7th 2009 Hi everyone. Just a quick excerpt today on thursday. I am getting ready to go to Machu Picchu and the days are long and filled.
We awake at 630 or 700 and go non-stop into the night with our volunteer work, spanish tutoring and we also usually go to a museum or have a special speaker come to our house.
I am getting healthy. I play with the kids for 4-5 hours in the morning and that requires ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Miraflores Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more