Day 1

    Day 1 - Depart U.S.- Arrive Lima, Peru - March 27 & 28, 2003

    We woke up this morning to beautiful sunny skies - a nice surprise as a snow storm was predicted. We took a short walk and then prepared for Charlie and Sylvia to pick us up at...

    Day 2

    Day 2 - Explore Lima - March 28, 2003

    We got up at 8 AM and had a shower and prepared for the day. We went to the second floor and had a good buffet breakfast of coffee, fruit, juice, eggs, bread, etc.

    After breakfast, we got together in the...

    Day 3

    Day 3 - Fly to Cuzco, Urubamba, & Ollantaytambo - March 29, 2003

    The wake-up call came and the alarm went off at 3 AM. We had our showers and were ready for breakfast at 3:30. The luggage was out the door then and we went down for rolls, eggs,...

    Day 4

    Day 4 - Urubamba Market, Raft Trip on Urubamba River, Pisac, & Home Hosted Dinner - March 30, 2003

    We woke up at 7 AM, showered and were at breakfast at 7:30 and out of the hotel at 8. We went to the market in Urubamba and I was able...

    Day 5

    Day 5 - Ride train to Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, & Machu Picchu - March 31, 2003

    We got up at 6 AM and were out with our small luggage for breakfast and to be on the bus at 7 AM. We met the train on the road to Ollantaybampo...

    Day 6

    Day 6 - Explore Machu Picchu/Return to Cuzco - April 1, 2003

    We were to get up at 5:30 with a wake up call from the hotel. We did not get the call so we did not get up until 7:10 and we had missed the first bus up the...

    Day 7

    Day 7 - Cuzco, Chinchero, Guinea Pig and Walking Tour - April 2, 2003

    We had no wake up call but at 6:15 the phone rang for Lucretia!!! One day we can sleep in and we have a wrong number. We got up at 7 and then showered and got...

    Day 8

    Day 8 - Sacsayhuaman, Tambo Machay, Medicine Man with Free Time - April 3, 2003

    We woke up this morning before 7 AM and showered and dressed. We went down for our continental breakfast and eggs.

    At 9 AM we were off to explore the massive Sacsayhuaman, believed by most...

    Day 9

    Day 9 - Cuzco, Flight to Lima, Gallo Museum of Gold and Nap for Flight - April 4, 2003

    Gennie woke up at 5:30, afraid to miss the wake-up call. I got up at 6:15 and after a shower, we went downstairs for our breakfast. Our luggage had to be...

    Day 10

    Day 10 - Flight to Dallas-Fort Worth and Denver, Monument - April 5, 2003

    After a wake-up call at 10 PM, we went to the dining room and met several people there. Seven of us went to dinner but I was full from lunch that I only had a salad...

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Day 13: Azores & Madeira: Portugal's Unspoiled Archipelagos

Day 13 - Saturday, April 22, 2022 - Depart for U.S.

The hotel prepared a box breakfast for us as we had to be in the lobby way before the breakfast room was open.

Last night we found out that our departure flight back to...

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