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Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in Peru, South America

Coca-Cola is the Peruvian Tanning Lotion

 

You shouldn’t believe everything you hear. This saying always pops up AFTER you’ve done something stupid. Today was no exception. As I was intermittently going between my hammock, the fruit smoothie bar, and the pool in the desert oasis of Huacachina Peru, I started to talk with the waitress. She laughed at my Argentinian accented Spanish and then divulged a Peruvian secret to me: Coca-Cola is the Peruvian Tanning Lotion.

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Posted by on Apr 2, 2012 in Peru, South America, Travel Info

Getting from Cuzco to Machu Picchu; Hike, Train, Walk?

Getting from Cuzco to Machu Picchu; Hike, Train, Walk, Half-Bus?

There are a few options of getting from Cuzco, Peru – the last major city in the Andean Mountains before heading up to Machu Picchu. Yes there are more cities on the way – beautiful ones at that. But most people start their route up to Machu Picchu from Cuzco. So How do you get to Machu Picchu?

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Posted by on Mar 15, 2012 in Eat, Peru, South America

Lets Eat: Lima, Peru

Spending almost 1 month in Peru – I fell head over heels for their incredible cuisine with its right amount of spice and citrus blends!

Peruvian food is the next food to hit the mainstream food scene around the world.

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Posted by on Feb 14, 2012 in Argentina, Asia, Bolivia, Canada, Europe, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, North America, Peru, South America, Thailand, Travel Info, Vietnam

Valentine’s Day: Things I Love But Probably Shouldn’t

Valentine’s Day: Things I Love But Probably Shouldn’t

The Gift of a Grass Heart given to me by my friend Ping of the Muong people, in Sapa, Vietnam

Valentine’s Day is a day of love. So I am dedicating this post to all things I love. but probably shouldn’t. 

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