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How Soft is Baby Alpaca

02 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in Cale Now

Imagine this – you are walking down an amazing village street where the locals cater to tourists for their livelihood by making authentic trinkets and souvenirs, and knitting fabrics into various items…from baby outfits to sweaters and gloves. Everyone tells you how soft and pure…

What About Peru?

01 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in Cale Now, Peru 2013

Why Peru? Why South America? Why Machu Picchu? Why the Sacred Valley?  It is very simple.  Because “we say so!”  How wonderful is it to go somewhere just because you make a decision to go?  World travel and travelling adventures should be care free and…

CALE Now! Orientation 2014

14 Dec 2013, Posted by admin in Cale Now, Peru 2013

Look out for the orientation session date for Spring 2014! Parents and students will be invited to attend an orientation session to learn about the CALE movement and its long-term benefits to the lives of participants, and to learn about the application process. The program…

Nelson Mandela

05 Dec 2013, Posted by admin in Cale Now, Peru 2013

We lost a magnificent international symbol of hope. Use him as inspiration to learn about and change the world. Madiba lives on through the great works of all people! CALE Kids will shine in his light!

Machu Picchu

19 Oct 2013, Posted by admin in Cale Now, Peru 2013

Talk about breathtaking! Not only was this one of the most beautiful views in the world, but you’ll be literally gasping for air if you run, like I did, up to the look out tower. You’ll look down on the grassy town square, alpacas, and…

Food!

18 Oct 2013, Posted by admin in Cale Now, Peru 2013

We ate the alpaca! No, it didn’t taste like chicken. It actually tasted like stewed beef, and was pretty good. Keeping an open mind and being willing to try local cuisine is one of the greatest joys of international travel. Chances are, you won’t find…

Cuzco – Sacred Valley

18 Oct 2013, Posted by admin in Cale Now, Peru 2013

In the Sacred Valley we climbed 200 steps at Ollantayambo, an Inca archaeological site that was home to Inca royalty.  Whew!  CALE Kids, get prepared for a work out!  We learned that Spanish conquistadors tore down one of the temples at the very top of…

Money, Money, Money, Money!

17 Oct 2013, Posted by admin in Cale Now, Peru 2013

Where is the best place to exchange money? Before even thinking about where, we have to know the exchange rate to be sure we get a good deal. So, off to one of our trusty sites (and there are many) to research…. 1 US Dollar…

Lima

16 Oct 2013, Posted by admin in Cale Now, Peru 2013

In Lima we toured both the colonial and modern parts of the city, where we visited Museo Banco Central de Reserva , an historic church, and the town square. We saw a nice surprise at the town square – the changing of the guard at…