A Week in Huancayo

After a week in Huancayo Lila and I have finally found time to sit down and write again. Our week started with a 7 hour bus ride 10,000ft into the Andes, taking us into the central highlands of Peru. Although driving on narrow roads along-side steep cliffs is not my idea of fun, the buses here are excellent with full lunch service, movies, and legroom to make any air traveler envious.

Once we arrived we we were greeted by Lucho, the ...

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Loving Lima

Day five in Lima and we are already sad that we are heading out of the city in the morning. There is so much to see and we´ve given ourselves so little time. We have already decided that we might come back before the end of the month. If for no other reason than just to continue to sample the culture and culinary delights that Lima has to offer. Delicioso!

We spent the first three days at Hostel El Patio, a ...

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Adios Costa Rica. Hola Peru.

After a month of total relaxation it’s time to leave Costa Rica. We’re leaving behind a beautiful country. The beaches, the sunsets, the tropical jungle, the friendly people. No more waking at 5am to Howler Monkeys or watching the flocks of colorful parrots flying from tree tops at sunset. So long to my morning swims, the cocktail party circuit, and the great friends that we hope to see again.

We’ve had a fantastic time here – spending our days ...

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