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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…

On The Plane!

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

You never know whom you’ll meet when the door to conversation is opened by “hello.” As fortune would have it, we met Marco Lopez. Marco and his brother own a lodge in Ecuador called Mariana Miller, which is an ecological island. Ecuador 2015??

Scouting Trip: Peru October 2013

23 Sep 2013, Posted by admin in Peru 2013

In a few weeks we will be on our way to Peru to see one of the wonders of the world, Machu Picchu, travel through the cities of Lima and Cuzco, and experience the wonderful, foods, dance and people who live there.  Can’t wait to…