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Mother Daughter Travel to Machu Picchu – A Family Affair

Mother Daughter Travel to Machu Picchu – A Family Affair

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Mother/Daughter Travel We thought we were prepared, but we really weren’t. Our first glimpse of the colossal pre-Columbian city, standing regally under a piercingly blue sky, moved us emotionally and physically. We were both surprised by our reaction to the 15th-century Inca site  perched almost 8,000 feet above sea level. My 21-year-old daughter Annalyse draped […]

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Machu Picchu’s siren call- to stand at the top of the world

Machu Picchu’s siren call- to stand at the top of the world

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It was a feeling that I yearned for. To stand on top of a mountain in the cool silence of dawn. Cliché? Perhaps. But nevertheless, I was certain that there were few moments in life more satisfying than that stillness.                                             And at last, after years of fantasizing, there I sat in an unassuming patch of […]

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National Geographic Radio: Hear the inside story about Rapa Nui – Easter Island

National Geographic Radio: Hear the inside story about Rapa Nui – Easter Island

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My interview with Boyd Matson, National Geographic Radio, XM Radio, NPR  is streamed on the National Geographic Website and is available on itunes. The question I’m asked the most is: Where is Easter Island? In the middle of nowhere, no really, it’s roughly equal distance from Tahiti and Peru and Chile, at 29′ South latitude. […]

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Shorter Flights from Peru to Easter Island

Shorter Flights from Peru to Easter Island

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How remote is it? Close enough for a several day “add-on” to a trip to Peru Easter Island, known as Rapa Nui (pronounced Rapa New-ee) is known as one of the most remote inhabited island in the world, and a five-star world heritage site. New direct LAN flights from Peru just made the trip easier […]

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Where in the World is Easter Island? A Speck in the Pacific Ocean

Where in the World is Easter Island? A Speck in the Pacific Ocean

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The coast of Chile and Peru is 2,400 miles and a 5-6 hour flight away and just about as far from Tahiti in the other direction. The nearest inhabited island is Pitcairn, 1,200 miles to the west(of HMS Bounty and Mutiny fame). Native Eastern Islanders, or Rapa Nuians, called their home the Navel of the […]

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Book: A Mother’s World – Journeys of the Heart

Book: A Mother’s World – Journeys of the Heart

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In stories close to home and far away, from Peru to Kenya and New York City to Ukraine, mothers recount adventures and experiences traveling with their small children, their grown children, and their own parents. They travel to find their adopted children, they become pregnant, and they recount the joys and pains of motherhood in […]

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