Tag: macchu picchu

Before our trip to Peru I heard that one person usually gets really bad altitude sickness. Let’s just say that everyone we travelled with now uses the phrase, “Don’t pull a Julie.”

Of course it was me who got sick. So immediately after travelling from Lima to Cusco (a city at a high elevation) I felt short of breath and dizzy. Now fast forward through a group lunch, a tour of churches and some small hikes through […]

I’m climbing Machu Picchu. Send help.

About 7 months ago the hubby and I booked a dream getaway to Peru with some of our closest friends.  “Sure we can hike and camp for 4 days,” we said to eachother. “Of course we’ll train by hiking mountains.” But here I stand about […]