Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Hike (Braden)

Yesterday we did a hike up a mountain with some friends; their names are Johanna and Markus. It took us 2 hours to get to the top, but at the end we found out we went the wrong way.  We … Continue reading

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The Hike With Joanna and Markus (Sean)

I woke up and my legs were so sore and I could barely walk. I try my best to make it up to breakfast almost making myself tumble over. Thankfully I made it up there without damaging myself. We ate … Continue reading

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The Day I Made My First Kalimbas (Sean)

Today we went and had breakfast at 7:50am; there was pineapple, ham, watermelon, eggs, bread/toast, butter, and jam, quite a lot if you ask me. During breakfast I see the man that sold us the Kalimbas so I decided to … Continue reading

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The Kalimbas (Sean)

Three days ago on the bus we meet a man with a dog and now we see him at the place we are staying at selling belts, wrist bands, and instruments all handmade by him. We go over to him … Continue reading

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The Special Flower (Sean)

It was 7:00am and I could see that Braden was already up, so I got dressed quickly and ran outside to find him playing with the dogs. I asked if he would like to play a quick morning game of … Continue reading

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My Last Day In Huanchaco (Sean)

Today is the last day for us here in Huanchaco, the sounds of the birds cheeping, the water splashing, and the worst part of it every day would have to be the peacock’s feet on the roof at 5:30am in … Continue reading

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Chan Chan, Trujillo, Peru (Corinne)

Chan Chan was the home of the Chimu people, which included the remainder of the Moche that fled from the Huaca de la Luna and Sol temples when the rains wouldn’t stop! They lived here from AD 850 to AD1470. … Continue reading

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Huaca de la Luna (Corinne, David, Sean, Braden and Lara)

This was a temple meaning moon temple just outside of Trujillo where the Moche people lived from 200 BC to 800 AD. The town was called Cerro Blanca meaning White Mountain because the mountain looked white at night. It was used … Continue reading

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