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Arrival!!

After a fairly quick stop at Customs we exited into the “real world of Lima” and nearly immediately saw our friends!  A quick stop for a cheesy photo and we were off!  

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Peru. The beginning

Departure day!  Thursday, June 30. We had unpacked from an 18 day European trip and repacked for a 12 day backpacking jaunt through the Andes!   Not bad for 2 people for 12 days including camping gear! We caught a … Continue reading

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D.F.L. – My first.

One week after my 50K the results are in.  I was pretty sure my worst finish ever would be recorded for posterity.  And yes, yes it was. A couple of initial thoughts:  Where initial = over the last week since … Continue reading

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Cruise Critic – Cabin Crawl

I took one of each room type, that was “different” from the others.  So for OceanView, I took the connectors since they plan to have the balconies open.  And Central Park I took the 2 side-by-side since they’re supposed to … Continue reading

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The one where I resurface

I know!  I promised to be better.  I did better.  Then I got stuck. Writer’s block?  Time block?  Who knows.  But I’ll try again. Update: OMG.  We leave SOON.  Ok, next month but that’s NEXT MONTH (and SOON) Supplies: Feel … Continue reading

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The rest of February 2013

After receiving responses from our initial inquiries, we quickly warmed to Bianca and spent the month of February working out the details.  We decided on the Rongia route (more on that to come but TK asks that we don’t share … Continue reading

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February 1, 2013

I won’t go into each company we contacted and/or their specific responses but I will share that we booked with Team Kilimanjaro and Bianca’s response.  We had the responses shown below the next day.  A couple of side notes first: … Continue reading

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