Category Archives: Peru

To Be Sick or Not? That Is the Question.

I was abruptly awakened by the bus attendant at 5:30 AM. I groggily put on my boots and scurried off the bus.  I had arrived in Nazca, Peru.  I was the only one to get off the bus destined for Lima.  The town … Continue reading

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Voluntary Starvation: A Night with the Amantanis

It wasn’t enough that I had roughed it for several days hiking the Inca Trail – persevering through a head cold, high altitude, sleep deprivation, and a badly bruised arm from a fall I took on the Inca Trail (Well, okay.  … Continue reading

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Carted Off on the Backside of an Ass. This and Other Inca Trail Tales.

Email sent Sept. 30, 2005 To achieve another refrigerator goal is an occurrence so profound I find it difficult to express my excitement to you in writing. But I will try. The Refrigerator Goal, as if you didn’t already know, was to hike the Inca … Continue reading

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