Category: Travel Adventures

Surviving the rainy season in Cusco

I’ve never lived at such a high altitude as I did when I lived in Cusco. While the high altitude did not bother me, one thing that threw me for a loop was the lack of activities during the rainy/slow season. Some of my favorite restaurants were closed and between the cold weather and the […]

Left abandoned:the mysterious Forga Castle

Left abandoned:the mysterious Forga Castle

The little beach town of Mollendo is the perfect place to kick back and chill. Every day I’d make my way to the beach for some sun tanning, and I’d glance up at the yellow crumbling building up the hill. It was silently calling me to visit. Forga Castle. One afternoon I decided to head […]

Jungle living & volunteering-the winding road from Cusco to Atalaya

Jungle living & volunteering-the winding road from Cusco to Atalaya

Sometimes the arrival can be an adventure all on its own. Leaving Cusco to live in the jungle. The day had finally arrived, weeks  of anticipation were over, and I almost missed it..Sort of. I’d spent all night packing things up. I was taking an insane amount of food-I was sure no other volunteers that […]

Our pick for a hostel in Puno-Kusillo’s Posada

Our pick for a hostel in Puno-Kusillo’s Posada

The first time I set eyes upon this Posada  it was barely 5am and bitterly cold.  We’d miscalculated the weather over to Puno  and we’d literally frozen our limbs on the overnight bus ride from Cusco. I don’t ever remember being so cold-the bus windows barely closed and the only thing we had to huddle […]

Last night in Lima:Tattoo Parlors, smokes and late night piscos

Last night in Lima:Tattoo Parlors, smokes and late night piscos

Shopping, eating chicken & avocado sandwiches, looking for the tatoo parlour, getting inked, getting stuffed with food, getting drunk and smoking on the roof  of the hostel. What a great night. And, I got 2 new travel tattoos!!!!!

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