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Being evacuated

From disaster preparedness class due to storm threat….feels just like home except that we would still be in class if we were there!

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In Alabama

For disaster preparedness training

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The main square of MachuPicchu

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Sometimes the stairs seemed endless…..

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We saw these little guys tethered everywhere

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Brass plaque at the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun

The large oval near the  top of the plaque is how the Inca’s portrayed their supreme god.   Since no on had ever seen this god, what he looked like was unknown.  In one of the cathedrals, there was a stone … Continue reading

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Lomo Saltado

One of the best dishes I tried in Peru. It was even on the breakfast buffet in one of the hotels I stayed in and we had it in the trail…..yum!

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Inca control gate

Everyone had to enter the walled cities through a control gate like this one.

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Blue doors

There were these beautiful blue doors everywhere. I asked one guide the significance. His response was just that the Quechuan people had colorful door. I think there must be more to it than that.

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Wash day at the river

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