South America

  • Pachacamac Ruins, Lima, Peru

    Lima, Peru: Exploring the Pachacamac Ruins

    We're now getting ready to head to Machu Picchu and I've finally gotten my hands on some more pictures from the past few days (my SD card reader is temperamental) and wanted to share some snapshots from our trip to…

  • Altitude Sickness, Peru

    Altitude sickness in Cusco

    I've mentioned the whole issue with altitude sickness a few times in my Cusco-related posts and we've finally accepted the truth: Scott's a victim of the city's elevation. He'd been feeling crummy for a lot of the day. We were…

  • Pisco Tasting, Cusco, Peru

    Pisco Tasting in Cusco

     We had an incredible first few hours exploring Cusco on foot and our evening excursion was equally captivating. We attended a Pisco tasting last night at Museo del Pisco. Contrary to what the name would lead you to believe, this…

  • Plaza de Armas, Cusco, Peru

    Bienvenidos a Cusco

    We arrived in Cusco on Saturday morning at around 11AM after a slightly delayed flight and a ridiculous experience in the Lima airport. Arriving in Cusco, however, couldn't have been a bigger breath of fresh air. Figuratively, at least. The…

  • Chez Wong, Lima, Peru

    Day 3: Shopping & dining in Lima

    After Lima's first day of explorations, the second and third day were a bit more dining focused. In actuality, I'm not much of a foodie, but Lima's a huge foodie city so a big part of indulging in the local…