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Lucille's Adventures in Peru Av. Fatima 820, #703, Trujillo, Peru --- www.perumission.org --- "Not all those who wander are lost." J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings


SWITZERLAND | Friday, 30 May 2008 | Views [597] | Comments [9]

So, today we all got up and paid for our rooms for last night and tonight and then had breakfast.   Breakfast is included in our rooms and is a choice of (1) a roll, toast, and OJ, or (2) muselix, a piece of fruit and OJ.  You can also order hot breakfast, ... Read more >

Tags: interlaken

Ole Miss Fight Song

SWITZERLAND | Friday, 30 May 2008 | Views [1124] | Comments [1]

Well, before I get back to telling you what all we have been doing, let me say thanks for the comments.  we love reading them.  This article or story will update you on our day yesterdaz and then I will do another for today.  So, yesterday we got up ... Read more >

Tags: florence; milan; interlaken

Just a Quick Update

SWITZERLAND | Friday, 30 May 2008 | Views [485] | Comments [5]

Just a quick update.  we are in interlaken and going to the top of europe.  The picture didn't load--sorry for the tease.  We should be back at Balmers by 5 and so i will have plenty of time to update our day yesterdaz and load pictures. . . sorrz for ... Read more >

Billy Williams, bre

ITALY | Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | Views [756] | Comments [16]

Today has been one of our most blessed days.  We are in Florence and staying at the nicest "hostel" I have ever stayed in!!!  It more than makes up for the character that the 2 Ducks had!  I do have to admit, we found bugs in one personàs bed ... Read more >

Tags: florence; roma

Rome Sherrod

USA | Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Views [634] | Comments [9]

Just a few updates. . . Last night we were getting money in front of the vatican at a museum.  Well, Bernie, chatted up the boys for a while.  i was getting money and didn't join in.  Apparently, he was the ambassador to the vatican from india.  or a ... Read more >

Tags: roma

I Always Finish Strong

ITALY | Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Views [713] | Comments [6]

Today is Tuesday, the 27th of May.  We had another glorious day in Roma!!  We slept in a little and then headed straight to the Colliseum.  When we got off at the Metro stop, all the boys just gasped in awe at the Colliseum as they should.  It is seriously ... Read more >

Tags: roma

Four Miles as the Crow Flies

ITALY | Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Views [499] | Comments [4]

So, last night at 23:00 when we were ready to go home, we headed to the Metro, Ottaviano stop, to head back to the hostel.  And it was closed!!  Oh yes.  So, I said, we walk or can maybe figure out the bus situation. . . so someone said, let's just walk.... Read more >

Tags: roma

Phillipians 4:13

CZECH REPUBLIC | Sunday, 25 May 2008 | Views [572] | Comments [10]

So, we went to dinner at Bar Bar last night in Marla Strana.  A nice walk from our apartments.  Not too far.  We loved Bar Bar. it was a cool restaurant in this cellar. We had a large table and wonderful conversation to go with our yummy meal.  Lane ... Read more >

Tags: praha

A Large Fresh Juice Please

CZECH REPUBLIC | Saturday, 24 May 2008 | Views [487] | Comments [8]

Well, we made it!  We had a good flight to Atlanta.  Hit Moe's on the way to our departure gate and had a great time fillng up on some good old Moe's!!  Well, half of us.  Just remembered that the other half went to Popeye's where they saw Evander Holyfield!!  ... Read more >

Tags: praha

Time Creeps By

USA | Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | Views [264] | Comments [1]

In less than 72 hours, we will be in the air and on our way!!  Yet time is creeping by!  Can it go any slower?  And why does it go so fast once the trip has started?  Am I in some sort of twisted time warp? I just finished printing out the confirmation ... Read more >

Tags: more waiting

Aunt Alleen Will Take You Backpacking In Europe

USA | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [412]

Those immortal words. . . well, they came true and I am thrilled!  We have talked about this trip for years, but it was always just talk.  Last August, we made it a reality!  Sumner and I booked our flights to Prague and returning back to the States ... Read more >

Tags: preparing for the fun

33 days and counting!

USA | Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | Views [299]

Well, it is 33 days until we leave for Europe!  I am pretty excited if I say so myself. This trip will be me, my nephew, Sumner, and 9 of his friends (Bob, Alex, Taylor, David, Lane, Patterson, Turner, Martin, and Ghandi a/k/a Ryan).  We are flying into ... Read more >

Tags: preparing for the fun!

Sad to Leave and Peru is Sad to See me Go

PERU | Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | Views [510] | Comments [3]

Hola, my last day in Peru.  I leave Puno at 14:00 to go to Juliaca and catch my plane to Lima.  Then I go from Lima home.  I woke up to cloudy skies and looks like rain.  Peru is crying that I have to leave!  It has been a great trip!  I was thinking ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

To the Top Please

PERU | Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | Views [571] | Comments [2]

We left Amantani this morning and went to Taquille Island.  It is also a small island out on Lake Titicaca. No electricity, but oh so beautiful!!!  There are no roads, vehicles or dogs.  The men wear tightly woven hats and walk around knitting them themselves.... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Total Immersion in the Culture!!

PERU | Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | Views [769]

Saturday was a great day!!  We started by going to the port of Puno and getting on our boat.  We rode out to the Floating Islands of the Uros people.  They are floating islands of Torta Reeds.  They are about 3 meters thick and people still live out ... Read more >

Tags: People

Isn´t it summer? Puno is COLD!

PERU | Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | Views [366] | Comments [2]

  Well, made it to Puno.  A pretty uneventful day.  Just necessary travel.  My van picked me up at 09:00 and we made the 7 hour trip to Puno in about 5.  We only stopped one time and that was at the highest point on the road along the way.  4338 meters.... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Machu Picchu, Huchuypicchu, and Waynapicchu

PERU | Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | Views [1350]

I´ve been to Machu Picchu, but it is incredible enough to see more than once!  And this time it is a New Seven Wonder of the World.  We got up and had breakfast and headed up on the 06:00 train as planned.  It takes about half an hour to drive up and ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Lares Trek Day Three -- Today is all a Bonus!

PERU | Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | Views [1170]

Day 3 was all bonus!  The original plan was to hike to Ipsayqocha, campsite for night 2, to Patakancha, where the bus would pick us up and take us to Ollantaytambo.  Since we did the entire 3 day trek in 2 days, today was all a bonus!  I had my wonderful ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Lares Trek Day Two -- Are My Toes Supposed to be Touching My Shins

PERU | Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | Views [954]

Day Two started out great.   Freddy and I had been discussing going all the way to the end of the trail rather than stopping at the planned camp site for night 2.  I said, let´s see how I feel after going over Ipsayqocha Pass, which is almost 4500 meters.... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Lares Trek Day One -- Be Flexible

PERU | Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | Views [1522]

The day started promptly at 06:00 when Freddy, my guide for the next four days picked me up.  We drove to Calca and had about 1/2 an hour in the market.  Freddy went and ate breakfast.  I got presents for the children we´d see on the trail and cocoa ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

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