Year: 2014

Return to Arequipa

I returned to Arequipa on Monday in anticipation of Rebecca’s arrival this week. I had a free day on Tuesday, so I went over to the central plaza to have lunch and to search for a special welcome gift for Rebecca. I had learned about a traditional pre-Columbian god of the Andean people, Ekeko, the …

Return to ArequipaRead More »

Islas! Islas!*

* Islands! Islands!   For the weekend of my 60th birthday (March 22), I decided to take a little tourist jaunt to the island of Amantani via boat. You can purchase a tour  from one of many agencies in Puno, but Juan, my host at Posada Santa Barbara, told me that if I go to …

Islas! Islas!*Read More »