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We're in Brazil!
Monday, February 20, 2017      8 comments

Wifi has been very iffy, and sometimes nonexistent. So here's the list of blogs - Leaving the Caribbean, and visiting Devils Island, French Guiana: rollingluggagers.blogspo
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Birds, Roti, a Flood, and All is Well
Saturday, February 11, 2017      12 comments

We had a great time on Trinidad, first being greeted by a student steel pan band - made me feel right at home! Then we toured by walking around town and being adopted by a lovely young lady who may be Trinidad's next big track and field star. ... Read more
Aruba, CuraƧao, and now on Trinidad!
Thursday, February 09, 2017      11 comments

We're so happy to be back "home" in the Caribbean - after 20+ years on St. Thomas, we've missed the warm sea breezes and aqua blue water! We spend a good part of our time chatting up locals, just so that we really do feel at home again! Ha... Read more
Life on a Cruise Ship
Monday, February 06, 2017      13 comments

We signed up for a cruise from Florida down to Brazil, around to a number of cities including Rio for Carnival - then up the Amazon a ways, and eventually back to Florida. It's a little crazy, and a bit of a splurge, but, well, I explain wh... Read more
And now, the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls
Friday, January 27, 2017      13 comments

We stayed at the hotel in the midst of the national park, and had an amazing view of the falls. But of course I had to get in some hiking to the falls, though I didn't do all the trails. Gorgeous, dramatic, and WOW! rollingl... Read more
The Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      13 comments

On Monday, I went across the river to Brazil to hike along the waterfall trail. This is about 2 miles long - at least, I put on about 2 miles on the trail. This series of waterfalls in incredible! Amazing! Gorgeous! Majestic! And jus... Read more
The Women's March goes WORLDWIDE!
Sunday, January 22, 2017      19 comments

This is incredible - you really need to see that on all seven continents, women and the men who support us were out there marching! Pink pussy hats and all! www.nytimes.com/interact
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Up one moment, down the next
Friday, January 20, 2017      14 comments

I fell today. It's a good thing I walked four miles yesterday - we headed out for a walk and lunch and I don't know what happened. I was walking and talking with DH, next moment my right foot is sliding off the sidewalk and my left was in m... Read more
Happy Birthday to Lima, Peru!
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      8 comments

This is the 482nd anniversary of the founding of Lima, Peru, by the conquistador Francisco Pizarro. So some of the staff at our local neighborhood casino were dressed in 16th century clothing to help celebrate the occasion! rol... Read more
An Odd Musical Deja Vu Coincidence!
Thursday, January 12, 2017      15 comments

I was having lunch in my friendly little neighborhood cafe today, and I heard a very familiar melody on their sound system. I listened a bit more closely, and while I couldn't understand any of the words (since I'm in Lima, Peru, and much of th... Read more
Three Kings Day
Saturday, January 07, 2017      14 comments

We were just walking down the street, looking for a taxi, when there were trumpeters. And three men on horseback, dressed up as Middle Eastern kings. And, well, it was colorful and exciting and celebratory! rollingluggagers.blogsp... Read more
A Very Yellow New Year
Thursday, January 05, 2017      13 comments

Yellow is the color for good luck in the New Year in South America - so we hung up yellow balloons, and wore yellow leis. Even the Chihuahua! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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A Salsa Band Playing Christmas Carols!
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      8 comments

They came wandering by, first playing "Feliz Navidad" but then some more familiar carols like "Joy to the World." Still in their salsa beat, on drums and a few brass instruments. Christmas in Lima, Peru, has been exciting! rol... Read more
Karaoke party - come over and sing along!
Monday, December 26, 2016      25 comments

I won SparkGoodie points on my daily spin, so I just bought a karaoke machine! Come join the fun and add a song below!!! Just a title, singer or group, maybe a few lyrics or the memories the song evokes!!!... Read more
Return to the Kitty Park
Monday, December 19, 2016      14 comments

Finally blogged about our first two weeks back in Lima, Peru. Turns out to be easier to get a visa for Brazil here than in the US! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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016-we-came-to-lima-for.html ... Read more

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