Cusco, Peru Disappointment first, then Love

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Rate our ReviewsI dreamed of Cusco for years but when I finally arrived, I saw pure commercialism.  The main Plaza des Armes is one big offering of pizza and beer, feeding the multitudes, who want trendy escapism.

San Antonio Agua Calientes, Guatemala – Local Living, Flavor and Friendliness!

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Rate our ReviewsLiving a large part of my life in Guatemala in the past three years has been a most enlightening experience. Each day I have grown to love this most interesting country and the time has allowed me to visit the local towns. It is unfortunate but travel usually has the rush factor, as […]

Huaca Huallamarca, San Isidro, Lima Bridging the Past

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Rate our ReviewsHuaca Huallamarca……In the most residential part of San Isidro and a few blocks away from its Business Center is Huaca Huallamarca, the most important archaeological monument in the district, under the administration of the National Institute of Culture. 

Cartagena, Columbia ….Ships, Pirates, Plunder and a some History

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Rate our ReviewsMirror, mirror on the wall ..”Where does one go to find evidence of pirates, corsairs, eleven kilometers of fortress walls, trade, plunder, politics and economic activity”? The answer would surely be ….” Why Cartagena of the Indies, Columbia, of course”. Cartagena was settled by the Spanish in 1533 with a paltry 200 new […]

HUACHO LIMA – PERU.  Part 2 :  Looking for history 

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Rate our ReviewsHUACHO LIMA – PERU…A couple of weeks ago I was able to go back to Huacho for a weekend and this time I would not visit relatives, it would be just to relax.