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June 19th 2012
Published: August 8th 2012
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OK-OK! Finally done! You would be surprised how long this blog stuff takes! 😊 After returning from Peru on June 14th, I have finished uploading the photos! Be warned--there are a ton! I am going to let the pictures tell the story this time! We went from Antofagasta on a night bus to Arica, Chile (about 10 hours). We then took a taxi across the border into Tacna, Peru--that took about 3 hou... Read Full Entry

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Map of the regionMap of the region
Map of the region

This was our placemat on the train for our snack :)
Pasachoa – Scarlett Angel’s TrumpetPasachoa – Scarlett Angel’s Trumpet
Pasachoa – Scarlett Angel’s Trumpet

Beautiful native tree of Peru--view from the train
Welcome to the jungle!Welcome to the jungle!
Welcome to the jungle!

The really neat about taking the explorer train was the terrain we got to see. We moved from the city through the mountains and finally, into the Rainforest.
In Aguas CalientesIn Aguas Calientes
In Aguas Calientes

This is the city where one goes to head to Machu Picchu. We decided to spend a day here and sleep and then head up to MP the next morning. It was beautiful!
World's longest Jenga game!World's longest Jenga game!
World's longest Jenga game!

We saw our 1st rain in 4 months this night! It began to pour down rain, so we sought shelter and enjoyed some drinks while entertaining ourselves with a friendly (several:) game of Jenga!
Super excited!Super excited!
Super excited!

Entering the site was an experience that I can't explain. Very moving!

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