Friday, May 22, 2009

SAM and beyond

Well, its been a fantastic journey through America del Sur, and it has now come to an end. To recap:
After we got back from the yoga retreat, we had a successful trek to the famous city of Machu Picchu. Along the way, we met a lot of nice people, saw some amazing scenery, and felt the presence of the ancient Inca in every footstep. For some, it was our first time backpacking, and we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Watching the sun rise through the mist as we got our first view of MP on day four of our hike was unforgettable. The only drawback was that Tessa had injured her knee and so her and HEather had their own journey through the sacred valley - on horseback and raft instead of on foot. We had a happy reunion at Machu Picchu, toured the site as a whole group again, and then, tired but happy, hopped on our train back to Cusco. We were sorry to say goodbye, but every good thing comes to an end, and we have many amazing journeys ahead of each of us. We will always keep the memories of the past three months with us as we go forward in the world.
Paz Afuera
Adam, Heather, Jenn, Tessa, Karen, Amanda, Paul and Onyx