Machu Picchu Monday

Monday after a St. Patrick’s Day weekend. We were busy, roasting and bringing coffee wherever we went. The weather was gorgeous finally. I’m actually getting a tan already!

Our garden has lettuce, cilantro, asparagus, and a surviving tomato plant from last year that is starting to return to life.

The desert is coming to life, and Spring is coming…

Meanwhile, our thoughts return to Peru, and Machu Picchu:

Terraces at Machu Picchu


Tbt: Old Peru

Another look back through the magic of the marvelous collection at Museo Larco:

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Machu Picchu Monday

We’re planning a trip again to Machu Picchu again this year with long time friends who have never been there. It will give me an opportunity to check train prices etc. I’ll be sure to update everyone here.


Another view of the ruins at Saqsaywaman in the Sacred Valley below Cuzco:

Tbt: Old Peru

Here’s yet more from the amazing collection at Museo Larco in Lima, Peru. Enjoy!

Machu Picchu Monday

It’s Monday again! Well, at least it has warmed up here in Northwest Arizona.

As always though, we’re still dreaming of the tropical weather and the vast and wonderful mysteries of Machu Picchu:

Lovely views at Machu Picchu


Tbt: Old Peru

It’s been a busy week. We went from snow to the 70s F, and there are a million deferred chores to do around the ranch. It’s a day of drywall touch-up and painting in the garage (finally.)

We continue our look back at the ancient ceramics of Peru:

Machu Picchu Monday

Last Monday in February. We’re going to finally see a bit of a warm-up here in NW Arizona. We’re so ready!

Meanwhile, back in the tropics:

Sacred Valley Waterfall

Tbt: Old Peru

It’s a rare snow day in Northwest Arizona. We actually have snow on the ground here at 3,000 ft elevation. I’ll stick a few peeks below the fold.

Meanwhile, here’s another look back to the ceramics of ancient Peru:

Ceramic Heads Museo Larco Peru

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Machu Picchu Monday

It’s a cold Monday in Northwest Arizona today. There was snow on the ground this morning, and there are still patches of snow around the ranch. (See pics below the fold.)

So naturally, we’re dreaming of the tropics and Machu Picchu. Here’s a bird not the least intimidated by the tourists. As one drives through the Sacred Valley there are many waterfalls, and much wildlife especially birds. I’m not sure what this is…

Click to see the winter mountain pics…

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