Monthly Archives: September 2011

Video | Secrets of the Plaza de Armas – Arequipa, Peru

A story, told on the rooftop of a restaurant: Walter runs a true living museum at his restaurant, Sonccollay, where he cooks in at 10,000 year old, Pre-Incan tradition.  He invites all of his guests up to the roof to … Continue reading

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Good Morning Inca Trail

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru This is the view I woke up to when I unzipped my tent on the 3rd morning of the Inca Trail trek.  The fog seemed to settle into a valley of connecting mountains during … Continue reading

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Video | Harvest Dance of Isla de Taquile

Isla de Taquile, Lago Titikaka – Peru The harvest dance of Taquile Island (on Lake Titikaka) is representative of the motions of the planting season.  The men use their handmade tools to prep the ground for the planting of the … Continue reading

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Handling Haggling in the Bazaar

If you’re going to Istanbul to shop, you’ll no doubt be doing a good amount of that shopping in the Grand Bazaar, where finding and haggling for items can be not only frustrating, but mentally and physically exhausting.  The good … Continue reading

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