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Texas State Fair

Texas State Fair

I visited the Texas State Fair for the first time this month! Food we ate Fletcher’s corny dogs: A delicious classic, we had these as a sort of brunch since we ran across a stand before the crowds and lines set in. The person in front of me used mustard to make a face on … Continue reading

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

We visited Machu Picchu close to halfway through our trip, after having a few days to acclimate to higher altitudes in Cusco. It was amazing! We were fairly lucky, as the days before and after were rainy and heavily cloudy but on the day we went it was clear and only mildly cloudy. We chose … Continue reading

Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo

We spent a few nights in Ollantaytambo around our visit to Machu Picchu. Since we’d been hiking quite a bit, we ended up using some of this time to rest before more hikes. We were lucky enough to stumble upon a fun New Year’s Day tradition on our first day. We also discovered that because … Continue reading

New Year’s in Peru

New Year’s in Peru

While we didn’t originally set out to visit Peru over New Year’s, it worked out well that our trip was timed that way. Apparently Cusco is one of the best cities in South America to celebrate New Year’s Eve in. Locals and tourists gather in the Plaza de Armas, watching free live music and dancing … Continue reading