Monthly Archives: March 2019

Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – The Best Reasons to Skip the Train

Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – The Best Reasons to Skip the Train

We love the scenic train ride to Machu Picchu, we really do. But there’s something about reaching the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu on foot, over four spectacular hiking days in the Peruvian Andes, that gives us all the feels. The ancient Inca citadel may well be the end reward but simply reaching it […]

Crochet and Knitting Patterns for Alpacas and Llamas

Crochet and Knitting Patterns for Alpacas and Llamas

We’ve been raising alpacas for quite a few years, and now suddenly they’ve become popular! They seem to be everywhere, and on everything. There are some darling knitting and crochet patterns for alpacas and llamas, as well as purses, backpacks, finger puppets, pillows, hats and mittens, shaped like or adorned with these magical creatures! Some […]

The Most Famous People to Have Hiked the Inca Trail

The Most Famous People to Have Hiked the Inca Trail

It may not surprise you to know that the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, inarguably one of the world’s most famous hiking trails, has attracted a fair number of illustrious visitors over the years. Nowadays, the list of famous people who hike the Inca Trail is extensive – one need only scroll through celebrities’ Instagram […]

Free Knitting Pattern – Susie Rogers’ Reading Mitts

Free Knitting Pattern – Susie Rogers’ Reading Mitts

I ran across a knitting pattern this morning for Susie Rogers’ Reading Mitts, which seems appropriate to post as I look outside after yet another snowfall! Seems like it’s been an awfully long winter in Ohio, but I’m very happy to see the sunshine peek in and out. These mitts are a quick and easy […]