my really big news: the 7 month countdown
No, I'm not engaged and I'm not having a tiny human.
Military Friend is adventurous, always up for something fun and this one might just take the cake. This is how it all went down.....
Military Friend: We need to do something really fun for a bucket list item!
Me: like ride a hot air balloon?
Military Friend: I've already done that I was thinking more along the lines of hiking a really big mountain
Me: (remembering the time she talked me into running a half marathon...as in 13.1 miles) How big of mountain are we talking about here and where?
Military Friend: How about Peru?
Me: I'd better research this......(later) so like Ancient Inca Trail to Machu Picchu big mountain?
Military Friend: Yep!
Me: I'm in!
And so we started planning and its officially booked. We are headed south in May of 2016 to hike the ancient Inca Trail to Machu Picchu to be followed up by a hiking/snorkeling cruise in the Galapagos Islands. I
Once one decides to book a vacation like this, naturally the first place to go to check out exactly what one should expect? Pinterest!
|Machu Picchu, Peru|
|Galapagos Islands, Equador|
And I should also say some of the other things I've been researching....like how little of "stuff" I'm allowed to take, vaccinations that I need to get....rabies, yep that is one that I'm supposed to get along with Hepatitis A, Typhoid and Malaria....anyone want to join our convoy?
And let the countdown begin!