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Student's weigh in on Peru!

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Greetings again. Wow, two posts in one day. On the train journey today we had some of the students write down some thoughts. I think some of them are missing the loved ones at home. Don't worry, most of them are buying you things from the many markets and street vendors. Here is what they have to say.....I will leave you to guess who the unsigned comments are from....

Haven't been sacrificed yet, although yesterday our tour guide told us he would if the weather was bad. Luckily it's beautiful out and I am really enjoying my time. Could probably live here forever, except that I look like a gringo....Stephanie Gray

I doubt that I am the only fool to ever haul around an excess of 40lbs of camera gear around as I trek through Peru, but as we approach Machu Picchu and the Inca trail I can't wait to put every ounce of it to good use.

Just about to start my trek to Machu Picchu, I couldnt be more excited!! This journey has been tons of fun and I have gotten to create memories with great people.

Today is a special day that I will remember forever - about to cross off one of my biggest bucket list items when I hike the Inca Trail and end up at Machu Picchu. Can only wish that my sister were here to celebrate her BDAY on this beautiful day. Here's to a great rest of the trip!

I'm feeling very excited/nervous for this trek! This trip has been great so far, looking forward to the next couple of days.

This place is unreal and I'm never coming home.

Inca Trail today!!! If I die my car goes to my brother. This trip has been exciting, adventure filled but also very humbling. Love Corrina

How surreal is all of this?! I wish I could stop time and be here longer. Soaking in every bit of this trip, it is truly amazing. Love and miss you mom and sisters and brother! Xoxo Sehame

The trip has been amazing I can't wait to do the trail in just a couple minutes. These are moments I'll never forget. Xoxo Rebecca

Having a great time so far but miss everyone at home , love you all a lot ! Xoxo Alyssa

This is the trip of a lifetime! Survived a fall down some stairs but still alive and well so far. I miss my mom, dad, sister and baby kitties though!! <3 Sarah

This trip has been nothing I could have ever imagined since we arrived to Peru. Being able to experience the sights and sounds. Sara

Holy cannoli! Inca trail? Yes please - Ray

This is so fantastic and everything is beautiful. Although tons of people have had large spider encouters I've managed to stay safe And mostly unpanicked! Although quite sunburnt now! I miss everyone at home and my puppy!! -Alexa

Llamas make me so happy! This has been a knitter's dream. - Laura Kai

PeruRail is best rail in all of Peru! Been a blast so far! Can't wait for Cienciano match! Been an amazing trip! Inca Kola and Cusquena keeps you going! Hi Dad & Nana and any friends following along. Matthew

Unreal trip!!! Sun burn hello! Chad

The trip has been a whirlwind so far! Don't want to leave at all, - Kaleigh

Having a blast in Peru. So glad I've been given this chance to be here. Llamas. - Steph C

Best trip I have ever been on!!!! LLAMAS!!!!!!! -Nerima

We have been having a great time in this incredible country. The Pisco sours are also great. Carla

Cerveza is good for you!!! Classy

Amazing people, amazing way to spend my birthday ! Love Peru <3 Niel is awesome -Megan Burry

Breathtaking scenery, amazing people, and memories for a life time, oh and great drinks :) -Katrina Wood

Having the absolutely best time in Peru with the best people! Definitely don't want to leave! now time for a cerveza ;) - Katelyn Frehlich

Having the best time in Peru. The people are amazing and so frienfriends il is the best! - Laura Rintoul

Had some scotch at 8 am on the train, I love Peru!!!!! Especially all the colours -Alison Tippett

Posted by jonaway 11:28 Archived in Peru

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Must be a great place, Kaleigh says she's not coming home. We will miss you. Love mom and dad.

by Kerrie

Hope you are enjoying your trip Matthew. Hope you are soaking it all in!!!!!
Love,
Mom

by Dianne Brosseau

Hola chicos y chicas!!! hope you are enjoying your last day in Lima, call me if there's anything you need... see you soon!

by Jose

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