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Julie Rivenbark

Trekking in the Amazon Rainforest

Tim and I spent one day trekking in the Amazon rainforest, first on the ground, and later in the treetops. Our first trek started with a 5 am wake up call and then a twenty minute boat ride upriver...

Madre de Dios River

An Introduction to the Amazon Rainforest

Tim and I ended our trip to Peru in the Amazon rainforest. This would end up being quite the experience and would take us out of our comfort zone. I was now wearing a giant, hot, plaster cast on my...

Julie in Peru

Rock Climbing and Zip Lining in Peru

Tim and I spent the day rock climbing and zip lining with Natura Vive in the Urabamba river valley of Peru. This was one of our favorite activities during our trip to Peru. Jorge and Alfredo picked...


Magical and Mystical Machu Picchu

Following our day hiking the Inca Trail, Tim and I spent one day exploring Machu Picchu. We spent the night in the town of Aguas Calientes, located in the river valley a half an hour away from Mach...

Sacred Valley Peru

The Sacred Valley of Peru in Pictures

Tim and I spent three days touring the Sacred Valley of Peru. This area is filled with historical Incan sites, stunning landscapes, quaint villages, and colorful, friendly people. Here are some of ...

Pisac Peru

Shopping at the Market in Pisac

The town of Pisac, Peru is famous for its Sunday market. This is when many Peruvians do their shopping for fruit, veggies, and meat, but it is also a huge draw for tourists. Tim and I wandered thro...


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