The Shaman


We each held three coca leaves in our left hand. The shaman approached, and gave us each his blessing as we blew three times on the leaves.

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Crop Circles, Fortresses, and Inca Warriors

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Manco Inca Yupanqui, king of the Inca people and general of the armies, looked down the steep terraces on Ollantaytambo at the oncoming Spanish army. “Fire!”, he said to his archers. But the Spanish kept coming. It was January 1537.

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Lima, Peru (Part 1)

Our jet arrived in the South American skies over the city of Lima, Peru along with the first rays of morning sunshine.  Looking down with anticipation we wondered what would be revealed as we completed our long overnight flight from Portland.

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A New Journey

Suppose I told you there was a place where you could see or experience:

  • One of the 7 Wonders of the World
  • An ocean and towering mountains
  • A history going back thousands of years
  • A colorful culture
  • Sex, drugs, and rock
  • The salt of the earth
  • A place where even the youngest children act as guides
  • Islands that float 50-60 feet above the ground

Would you be interested?

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