Last pics from Peru

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Presenting at Colegio Roosevelt. (photo credit: Tina Raventos)

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Author Julia Durango has a session with the pre-K students.

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Heading out on the trail. My horse was Rayo, with Julia riding Hurricane. Tour by www.cuscoforyou.com; our guide Adriana was terrific.

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We rode a winding mountain trail to the dramatic salt pools, where salt has been harvested by families since pre-Inca times.

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With Bryan and Gabriel, our hosts at the Green House B&B. And Paco, on Gabriel’s lap, and Laika.

Back in Lima, day of departure:

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Our last meal at Las Tejas in Miraflores included famous Peruvian dishes like choclo, giant corn…

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…and anticuchos, beef heart on skewers. One of my favorite dishes on the trip.

One final photo from Machu Picchu (which is now my laptop’s background):

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(with thanks to the anonymous young man from Korea with whom we took turns exchanging cameras and snapping pics. Hurrah for tourism!)