Archive for ‘Peru’

I Liked Machu Picchu

Friday, November 6th, 2009

I liked hiking to Machupicchu. It was so exciting to see the last stand of the Incas. I met lots of people: Matt, Sarah, Wayne, Kim, John, Cecilia, Lou, Carrie and Alison and Brad (who I called Chocolate and Moose.) I liked them because we played games like UNO with all these new rules that […]

Up, Up and Away to Machu Picchu

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Hi all it’s Gus again. This blog is about my trip to Machu Picchu. First off we hiked all the way of the 4-day hike. It was pretty easy the first day. We started and had a gradual upward climb to lunch and then to dinner and camp. The second day was the hardest. We […]

Our Bedroom 2 1/2 Miles Up

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Me, my mom, dad and brother and 2 friends–one named Kim, the other Phillipo–did a home stay at a village named Amaru; it’s high up in the Andes. We explored a lot around all the community. The houses are made of adobe and they had windows and sculptures on the sides. We haven’t seen these […]

Experiencing the Intangibles of Travel

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

I was nervous about the homestay I had arranged for us to do on Wednesday. I knew that it was going to be very rustic, and I was scared that the boys might not enjoy it. Plus, I had two friends along, who happened to be in Peru at the same time and decided to […]

Our Day with Nico

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Hi everyone it’s Gus. This blog is about my experience at the home-stay in Peru. It was very fun and exiting. We got to stay with the president of the community’s house. The community is very small and on the poor side. On the first day we got to walk around the village. Kim, our […]