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Happy Blessed Holidays!

Expressing our sincere appreciation for another wonderful and exceptional year at beautiful Willka T’ika at the heart of Peru’s Sacred Valley. We joyfully send our warmest wishes for this holiday season to you and yours.  Magical Journey and the W …

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10 Activities that Made for an Unforgettable Quechua Birthday Celebration

On October 11, 2015 Carol Cumes, owner and founder of Willka T’ika, celebrated a very special birthday with her extensive Quechua family spanning four generations. During this Willka T’ika holiday, Carol had treated her entire staff the day before to a …

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3 Generations of Solo Women Expats Lured to Peru, August 2015

By Michaela Brown     What drives our major life choices? For me, it has been place. Countries I’d never heard of and ancient, simple cultures caught my attention in my early twenties and have been the root of all of my big decisions since. F …

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Interview with Dr. Sue Morter, June 2015

CLICK HERE TO WATCH AN INSPIRATIONAL VIDEO OF DR. SUE MORTER’S INTERVIEW   Dr. Sue Morter, founder and visionary of the Morter Institute, leads retreats and seminars teaching people to use quantum thoughts and energy medicine to achieve their full …

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Nature as our Catalyst, May 2015

by Michaela Brown   When Carol Cumes first laid eyes on the 1000-year-old lucuma tree standing boldly on neglected Peruvian soil in 1994, she didn’t know it would become her Andean spiritual teacher. She also didn’t know what the lucuma tree would …

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Interview with Yoga Instructor, Baxter Bell, April 2015

Baxter Bell, a San Francisco Bay Area yoga teacher and medical acupuncturist, chatted with Willka T’ika about yoga, the Andean concept of “ayni,” and what he looks for in choosing a yoga retreat location. Baxter lead yoga classes for a retreat at Willk …

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Lares Trek with Terry Cumes & Willka Tika Staff, July 2014

By Terry Cumes   Every year for almost 20 years, our head of Willka Tika staff, Antonia, has arranged something fantastic where every staff member participates and goes on a new outing. Talk about team spirit! This year, my son, Ter …

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