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Tbt: Old Peru

It’s a busy time as we get ready for our trip next month back to Machu Picchu. Can’t wait! Meanwhile our workload has exceeded our capacity to maintain let alone get ready, so posts may be a little sporadic for the next several weeks… Here’s a classic…

How To Make Barista-Quality Espresso at Home | Perfect Daily Grind

So, you love sipping on a delicious espresso, latte, or flat white at your favorite coffee shop, but wish you could have that same great coffee at home. Well then, this article is for you! Kim Ossenblok and Danilo Lodi are both coffee ambassadors at the Italian espresso machine manufacturer Dalla Corte. They agreed to […]

Tbt: Old Peru

We’re back this week, after a death in the family. It was my father who was robbed of life some years ago, slipping into that silent death, dementia. On the bright side, my mother is talking about travel and doing things again, so it’s a rebirth of sorts all at the same time. Life and […]

Machu Picchu Monday

Ah, Monday, Monday can’t trust that day. So went the old song, but it’s true. One never knows what surprises have lain dormant over the weekend, just waiting to swoop in. May your Monday be tranquil, here’s a few shots to help:

Tbt: Old Peru

Here’s a view of the past (although probably not too different today.) Cerro de Pasco is over 14,000 feet in elevation and is a barren high windswept area. Life is hard here, and the people are a hardy lot. (Postcard images via Cardcow.com)

Machu Picchu Monday

Happy Labor day to all, may you and yours have a happy, safe, and blessed weekend. Well, it’s just weeks away to our trip to Machu Picchu and our first time playing tour guide. We have all of our plans, tickets, and reservations, now we just have to go!