Monthly archives: June, 2017

Day 10 Machupicchu – June 27th

It was an early start today. 5:30am breakfast. Most were yawning as we walked to the 1 hour 45 minute train ride to the bottom of Machu Picchu. When we arrived in the village there; which was mainly restaurants and small vendors selling nick-nacks, we had gained some energy from anticipation of seeing the fabled…



Day 09 ATV & Zip Line adventure – June 26th

Today was another jam packed day ! We started off bright and early at the ATV garage ready to eat some dirt !     We raced through the dirt roads taking in the surrounding mountain views. We rode together in a single line convoy stopping only to take in our surroundings or for some…



Day 08 Hola from Ollantaytambo – June 25th

A lazy Sunday morning was welcomed by all. After a sleep in, we woke to the amazing breakfast spread by Mama Rosa and her family for the last time.   We then spent our morning relaxing and packing up our things ready to move to the town of Ollantaytambo.   After lunch and goodbyes, our…



Day 07 Misminay / The finishing day of work – June 24th

Today was a very prideful day for our group. Once the roof went on and we really got a good look at the greenhouse, there was a moment of silence.   No one really knew what to say but the look on everyone’s face really said it all. We accomplished a great feat for an…



Day 06 Misminay / Working day – June 23th

Day 3 of the greenhouse project: Even tougher start to the day than usual as three enormous logs needed to be carried up to the build site, which at 3500m is not a pleasant experience!!   Progress was good all day with bricks being laid quickly and the mud production line working well. Lunch gave…



Day 05 Misminay / Working day – June 22th

Work Day 2- Today, we we had breakfast made by Mama Rosa at the Urubamba hostel before we set out for a long work day at the greenhouse.   For the first half of our work day, we moved heavy bricks closer to our greenhouse so that we could start building up the walls. After…



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