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We are off to South America again!

We are off to South America again!

Analia and I are excited to be traveling again to South America. This time our itinerary will take us to Ecuador, Galapagos Islands and later Analia will travel solo to Peru for a convention. Getting up this morning at an ungodly hour of 2 am, the share ride van picked us up at 3 and we headed for LAX. It was a very pleasant ride at that time of the night. Now we are waiting in Miami international airport for…

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100 years of Machu Picchu!

100 years of Machu Picchu!

If you thought the title of this blog contains a historical error you are right! I am glad I got your attention, but there is some truth to it. Although this magnificent citadel and the city of the pre-Columbian Incas was built in 15th century it was unknown to the Western world until July of 1911 when an American historian Hiram Bingham “discovered it” after a local 11 year old boy led him to it. The ruins were inhabited by…

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