My photo show ended. I’m so grateful for being given the opportunity to display some of my favorite photos. Now I want to give some of you the opportunity to purchase a photo at a discount…and, a donation. I will Continue reading Mother, Child, and Lamb – Cuzco, Peru Canvas Print For Sale
This year was a mixed back of highs and low. It was a great year of growth for my blog and I enjoyed a lots of amazing adventures. But, it was also marked with some down points. Over-all I’d give Continue reading 2012 on Alaska Girl at Heart
This week’s #FriFotos on Twitter is PEAKS. It reminded me that I took some photos of the mountains between Ollantaytambo and Cuzco in Peru. My transportation was “unsocial” to say the least. There was a man and a woman and Continue reading Mountains in Peru
Getting up at 4:30 am and the word “vacation” are two things I usually don’t put together, but it’s exactly what I did the day I visited Machu Picchu. The previous night my guide stopped by the hostel to discuss Continue reading Visiting Machu Picchu and Battling Mother Nature
Originally I booked the Inca Trail Extension as an add-on to my Active Galapagos Tour with Intrepid. Due to needing knee surgery for the 6th time coming up in November, I decided hiking the grueling Inca Trail was not a Continue reading Sacred Valley Tour
When I travel I like to get brave and try customary food/drinks. I started out my trip in Peru with something easy…a Pisco Sour. Pisco is a local spirit made from grapes. I didn’t try a shot of it, so Continue reading To Eat Guinea Pig or Not To Eat Guinea Pig?
I read Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett several years ago. I never would have believed that a book about building cathedrals in the 1100s would be interesting. It’s a bit slow at first, but once it gets moving Continue reading La Catedral del Cuzco
When I first moved to Washington state I did not get the obsession with coffee and Starbucks. Nearly 14 years later I’m as addicted to Starbucks just like a lot of other Washingtonians. However, my beverage of choice is Unsweetened Continue reading A Starbucks Oasis in the Middle of Peru