Let the countdown begin – just 18 days until we leave

It’s the last day of classes for the fall term and we are now only 18 days away from leaving for Peru. It’s a high of 79° in Lima today — slightly warmer than our high of 29° here in Oshkosh. Who’s excited to embrace summer in the middle of winter? Has anyone started packing yet?

Have you bought a guide book? If so, which one did you buy? I just purchased the Rough Guide to Peru. Seems like it has lots of great info. This will be my holiday break reading. I’m tempted to get the Lonely Planet’s Discover Peru book also.

For those going on the trip, what are you most looking forward to?