More Mountains to Climb

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Clouds were threatening in the sky but we’d been cooped up for days – ironically beta-testing the new Zufall Adventures App had been anything but a fun adventure. Getting an App on the market is like pushing a very large boulder up a rocky hill. Mentally exhausted from our efforts, we decided it was time

Secret Beach

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My better half and I decided to spend the weekend biking around beautiful Galiano Island. Our first morning of the trip was free of planning so what better way to tempt fate than with the roll of some Zufall dice? We laid out the parameters and gave it a go. The final result- a 9km

The Secret to Loving Lima

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Nobody goes to Lima. Most travelers in South America either fly through, change buses, or avoid the city all together. The capital city of Peru is best known for its crime, brought on (mostly) by unimaginable poverty. The city attracts many Andean Peruvians who arrive thinking their lot will be better in the city –

Rainy Day Bird Watching in Machu Picchu

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Like most people who do the Inca Trail or visit Machu Picchu, we found ourselves in Aguas Caliente (although it’s technically called Machu Picchu Pueblo, most still call it Aguas).  It is a little valley town that has gotten a bad rap as a ‘necessary evil’ for visitors to the historic tourist attraction.  Luckily, we’d