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South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco March 31st 2015

We are in Cusco Peru. We got to go to a chocolate museum and learn the process from when they pick the cacao beans to making chocolate. We got to make it from scratch. I made mine with Oreo, m & m, and sprinkles in a square mold that had 30 pieces. I had so much fun!... read more
Roasting the beans
Very concentrated!

South America » Peru » Cusco » Ollantaytambo March 28th 2015

A massive fortress stands over the cobblestoned village......not much has changed in 700 yrs. We had a great time exploring these ruins......great to play hide and seek!... read more

South America » Peru » Cusco » Pisac March 28th 2015

Words can't describe the spectacular terraces and ruins, the Inkans were brilliant! Check out the pictures!... read more
Mountain Tombs
So high up
Hide and seek at its best!

South America » Peru » Cusco » Sacred Valley March 27th 2015

There is so much to explore in the Sacred Valley, multiple ruins, villages......the views go on and on! Chinchero was a village that we visited and saw a demonstration of spinning, dyeing and weaving ancestral techniques. Beautiful textiles!!... read more
Spinning Alpaca Wool
Demonstration of dyeing the alpaca fabric

South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco March 25th 2015

We just arrived in Cusco....the Capital of the Inkan Empire and continent's oldest continuously inhabited city. We are here for a few weeks to explore the Sacred Valley, and go to Machu Picchu. We are staying in this wonderful part of the city called San Blas. It's lovely. We found our 2 favourite restaurant: Taco Mania - amazing mexican food The Meeting Place ( the best avocado/tomato sandwich and choc milk shakes :) - it's run strictly on volunteers so there are many characters from all over the world, volunteering there time and improving their Spanish. We quickly made friends and had a blast chatting with all the wonderful people. Before arriving we had planned to take a week of spanish lessons....we had a fantastic experience do to the most wonderful/patient teacher Glady's at The San ... read more

Craziest sensation! You couldn't swim if you tried.... read more
Not quite sure!
Salt salt and more salt

We flew north from Santiago to Antofagasta and then took a 6 hrs. bus through the Atacama Desert to San Pedro de Atacama. The knarliest bus we've been on 😝 but survived!... read more

South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago March 17th 2015

Seriouly smoggy , but a fantastic city!... read more
Sunset in Santiago
Santiago Subway

South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago March 16th 2015

5 hrs. From Mendoza to Santiago....our last crossing at the Argentine/Chilean border.... read more

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