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Getting High in Peru and Bolivia

One big caution for travel in Peru and Bolivia is altitude sickness. Symptoms include dizziness, headache, nausea, shortness of breath, fatigue. In more serious cases, weakness, confusion and other extreme symptoms can happen and need to be treated medically. 274 more words


Love affair with coca

In an Incan legend, a number of men aggressively pursued a particularly beautiful and pure young woman. She resisted all temptation which angered them. The men ended up abusing her, and she responded by committing suicide. 337 more words


Wouldn't Coca Leaf Tea Be An Option Here?

Scientists have announced a remarkable device that is implanted surgically and pumps your food out as soon as you’ve eaten it. They call it the answer to obesity, suitable for just about everyone. 161 more words

The Inca Trail, II

The third morning started with a gang of roosters, who were trying to knock down our tent. Well, what else can you expect from camping in a village with an unpronounceable name. 401 more words


So Much More

It was everything I’d dreamed it would be and more. So much more, that it’s going to take at least three posts to share it all. 2,059 more words


The Dirty Little Word in Colombia

When we initially made plans to travel to Colombia, I must confess, we really knew very little about the country before we started to research it. 729 more words


Peruvian Paradise

Hello long-lost friends…well maybe only two of you that probably read this blog – but we are grateful that you do!  Brittany and I have conversed for some time now that we needed/wanted to revive our blog and clear the dust that has settled on it since it has been so long.  1,892 more words