As we are allowed a short break each year, we took it with them.
On the way to the jungle part of the Mission, one passes by what we have been told is the Geographical Center of Peru.
What a coincidence that it happens to be next to the only road in that part of Peru, and immediately adjacent to a snack store!
Like a bird dog with a single sense of purpose, Mark quickly found a large machine.
The entire Expeditionary Force by the glacier. Only later was it pointed out that my head resembled a large Hershey Kiss.
No, this is not a romantically picturesque Andean bathroom, rather a herder's shelter. Alpaca and special high-altitude cows with one leg shorter than the other adapted to the slopes graze on the mountain's approaches.
While Dave searched for rocks to scare off an aggressive male llama, Paula applied The Look, and the animal wisely turned tail and ran.
We had a just-plain great time with our friends and family. It was a nice break; now back to work.
We hope that your llamas don't get feisty, and that you can also find some good fried yuca and chicharón de pescado.
Dave & Paula (and Amy, Mark, and Uncle Winston)