CFFC: Fashion Near and Far

Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge this week is about fashion. In The Bistro Restaurant at Lyric Opera of Chicago, there is always one of the beautiful dresses worn by the lead female character on display in a case with a mirror behind it so you can see both front and back. This was the dress on […]

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December Squares: Ugly Sweater Time!

Becky is hosting her December Month of Squares with the subject time. It’s that time of year to attend holiday parties – get out your “ugly Christmas sweater!” Wearing “ugly Christmas sweaters” to a holiday party has become an American holiday tradition. So much so that now stores are marketing ugly sweaters and other garish […]

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Peru Journal: Taquile Island

July 4, 2008 (continued) Our next destination on Lake Titicaca was Taquile Island. We got there by motorboat, after our visit to the Uros Islands. Taquile is quite a contrast to Uros – first of all, it’s a real island, not floating, and it is quite rocky and steep. The people on Taquile speak Quechua, […]

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Peru 2008: Last night in Cusco

For a few members of our OAT (Overseas Adventure Travel) group, our last night in Cusco was the end of the trip. Those people would return next day by air to Lima while the rest of us would continue on to southern Peru, to the area around Puno and Lake Titicaca. This leg of the […]

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