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A busy life of leisure

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added on 21/12/2010 by: aartigarde
After spending more than a decade working in various companies, I took the opportunity to follow my husband to Vietnam, and become a housewife, with plenty of time to cultivate new interests and renew old ones.
 tags: cooking/baking, cycling, photography, travel, Vietnam

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The Hills Are Alive!  Posted on 08/20/2015
The day after my Lago Titicaca exploration, we were scheduled to fly out from Puno back to Lima. Woke up at an unearthly hour 4th day in a row to find that the clear skies of the morning before had transformed into gloomy and overcast....
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A Lake in the Mountains  Posted on 08/19/2015
Lake Titicaca features in geography text books as the highest navigable lake in the world. I missed that nugget when I was in school, but life dragged me by the collar and dropped me off right by the lakeside to drive home the point. Not...
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The Route of the Sun  Posted on 08/16/2015
From Cusco, we were headed to Puno, to see the Lake Titicaca. I would have liked to go by train, as the Perurail Andean Explorer sounded like a lot of fun. Until I discovered the tourist buses, following the Route of the Sun, similar to...
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There’s a lot to do in Cusco!  Posted on 08/15/2015
Day 2 in Cusco dawned a little overcast and grim, quite like my mood carried forward from the previous evening. A breakfast sandwich loaded with avocados and olives and Cusco cheese plus tomatoes improved my outlook a little bit. Souvik...
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Walking in Cusco..or..the day I lost my iPhone  Posted on 08/14/2015
I’ve spent a lot of time planning this mini-travel within Peru, to Cusco and Machu Picchu. Initially, Souvik was only supposed to join me for Machu Picchu, but when he decided to make it a work trip, I added Puno to the list. After...
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Colours of Barranco  Posted on 08/07/2015
The bike tour from the day before opened my eyes to the Bohemian district of Barranco. While most parts of Lima look dull and grey, and Miraflores and San Isidro are well-manicured and modern, it’s Barranco that carries the labels of...
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A Day for Adventure  Posted on 08/07/2015
Starting with a cycle ride with Bike Tours of Lima through the two most ‘happening’ districts of the city – Miraflores and Barranco: The ride whetted my appetite to explore Barranco in my own time, but the tour...
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The Other Side of Town  Posted on 08/06/2015
This week in Lima, I had my photo walk on Monday rather than the usual Friday. Found Haku Tours to take me on a walk through one of the more humble settlements in the city. It is always nice to see local markets in different cities,...
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Fiesta and Siesta  Posted on 08/03/2015
After yesterday’s long post, and today’s excitement, I have no words, only pictures. Sunday noon change of guard at the President’s Palace: Followed by a fiesta in the square: We truly needed our rest after this!
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  • gavishal
    gavishal 05 September 2011 05:21:21

    good blog

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