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    A Night in the Sahara Desert

    The Sahara Desert is a truly magical place to spend a night. On a trip to Morocco, while studying abroad, my friend and I decided we couldn’t miss out on this experience. So with the help of our hostel, we booked a trip into the Sahara for the next night.  We departed from Marrakesh, where we took a ride into the beginning of the desert. We came to the initial starting point for the adventure into the desert. Here is where we got acquainted with our new camel best friends and saddled to spend a night in the Sahara Desert. The trek into the desert took about 2 hours until…

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    The Ultimate Travel Guide to Ambergris Caye, Belize

    https://sincerelysweetpea.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/IMG_6502.mov Ambergris Caye is one of the islands located just off the shore of mainland Belize. You can get here by a quick 15 minute hopper plane or an hour and a half boat ride (the boat is significantly cheaper). Even though this island is small, it provides more than enough entertainment. Whether you will be visiting for the week or only a weekend, check out my ultimate guide to avoid missing out on any fun in the sun. While some of the things are not actually on the island of Ambergris Caye, they are still must do adventures while visiting Belize! Explore the Town of San Pedro Simply walking…

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    Hiking Machu Picchu: 4 Days on the Inca Trail

    A couple months back, Chris and I were asked to hike Machu Picchu in Peru. We immediately jumped at the chance to go. The next couple of months we spent trying to prepare ourselves mentally and physically for the four day hike. After loads of research, buying out L.L.Bean and actually using that monthly gym membership, I felt relatively confident. But nothing could fully prepare me for the truly amazing experience of hiking Machu Picchu. Day 1 Our alarm goes off unreasonably early at 4am. We stumble out of our bed and gather the last remaining items we hadn’t packed up the night before. I dressed in warm leggings, hiking…