So we were up at 5am this morning and then up at the top of the mountain where Machu Picchu lies at 6;30.....it was absolutely amazing. We really were all at a loss for words. There were just soo many interesting sites to see and the place was HUGE. It is located in a cloud forest so that made it even cooler to see. I took a ton of pictures...more than a roll. We are taking a train back to cuzco in an hour and then laura, marc, carolyn and i are taking a bus down to Puno on Lake Titicaca. I will be there tomorrow before heading for the rest of the time to Bolivia. Love to all. D
The first portion of this blog is from when I spent my last semester of college abroad in Valparaiso, Chile at the Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, finishing up my requirements for my dual degree in Hispanic Studies and International Affairs. I lived with a host family in the neighboring city of Vina del Mar during spring semester of 2005.
July 2007- May 2008 I took off again, this time my travels took me to the other side of the globe - spending three months in Alexandria, Egypt studying Arabic and then 6 months outside of Accra, Ghana working at a UN Refugee camp for Liberians - with ... full info