Arequipa, Peru On The Gringo Trail – Catholic Churches and Relaxation

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Sitting at around 7,700 feet above sea level sits the semi-arid city of Arequipa,Peru on the Gringo Trail.    The “Gringo Trail” is a well established route around Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Argentina and Ecuador, Chile and Brazil.  It’s no established trail like the Appalachian Trail in the US, it’s more just a route us “gringos” […]

Boquete, Panama - Coffee Plantations, Mountains and Camping

Boquete, Panama – Coffee Plantations, Mountains and Camping

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We made our way from Santa Catalina, Panama and scuba diving to Boquete, Panama with its coffee plantations, mountains and beautiful scenery.  Boquete (bo-kay-tay) is a popular place for North American expats to retire.   Panama has some pretty incredible retirement benefits for those who are over a certain age, have a certain amount of money in […]

Riding Motorbikes in Laos is a Learning Experience

Riding Motorbikes in Laos is a Learning Experience

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We left Phonsavanh in a cloud of dust to ride motorbikes in the mountains of Laos. Phonsavan wasn’t a favorite place in our “world top places to go” list. The cold temperatures were driving Shelly and I to warmer climates, and the town was nothing special in our eyes. I think the most important thing about the trip from Phonsavanh […]