Peru is indeed a land of many treasures. It’s a land of archaeological, cultural and natural treasures. From the soaring high peaks of the Andes to the tranquil Lake Titicaca, from the magnificent Inca heritage to the Spanish conquistadors’ colonial mansions, it fascinates with the allure of the ancient and the mysterious. Peru boasts the stunning legacy of the Incas and other sophisticated pre-Columbian civilizations, but it’s also a place of brilliant hand-woven textiles, exuberant celebrations, exotic animals, and intriguing people.
Sights and Soul offers a twist–a women-only trip that brings together bright and intelligent women travelers with experienced and knowlegable guides like Marlene who enjoy showing the splendor of Peru.
Heather and Joanne, mother and daughter from Maryland, shared some insights into their previous travels with Sights and Soul. “First-time mother/daughter travelers should realize that they are going to be spending a lot of time together,” Heather said.
“When you are in such close quarters with another person – regardless of relationship – you are bound to get on each other’s nerves at least a little bit. Don’t let a petty argument ruin your trip! Don’t sweat the small stuff, take some time to yourself each day, and appreciate the time and experiences you are able to share together.”
Learning New Things About Mom
Heather has traveled with Janet to Iceland before with Sights and Soul. “This will not be our first trip together but I have definitely learned some new things about my mom. In Iceland I learned she was more adventurous than I had given her credit for.
We went snowmobiling on a glacier– something I was really petrified of -– but she was all in and convinced me to do it, too. We ended up crashing but instead of getting upset about it we both laughed.
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