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Mysteriously out of breath.

PERU | Tuesday, 31 Jul 2007 | Views [767] | Comments [11]

  Cusco is absolutely breathtaking. I guess the pun is intended.   Our means of getting here was a mixture of genius and complete stupidity.   We chose a 1-hour flight over a 30-hour bus ride. That was convenient, and gave us more time in Cusco, minus ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Time enough!

PERU | Saturday, 28 Jul 2007 | Views [596] | Comments [6]

I have had french fries for the past 5 meals. This hostal has a cafe at the front, which is really convenient. What is inconvenient, is that they have the yummiest fries in the world and I keep ordering them.   But fear not Mom and any other health-... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures

kay guys.

PERU | Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | Views [503] | Comments [4]

the boat ride was long and we didn't even have 12 hours to relax in Yurimaguas before we got on a bus to Trujillo, which took 28 hours. After 3 hours of sleep, that was kind of enraging.   Either way, I regret to say that at this time I lack the patience ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


PERU | Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | Views [1402] | Comments [7]

Tomorrow we board a boat to Yurimaguas, after a somewhat frustrating ordeal at the port today. Better spanish skillz would have been an asset, but we made it anyways, thanks to the taxi driver who helped (: taxi drivers are super nice here, it seems.... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


PERU | Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | Views [1595] | Comments [4]

The jungle lodge was beautiful, except for the mosqitos. Now, mosquitos can hardly be helped in the jungle. Cody's 98% deet did not fend them off, and they bit through two layers of clothing. I would have worn more layers but it was incredibly hot. ... Read more >

Tags: Laughter

Unreachable by road.

PERU | Wednesday, 11 Jul 2007 | Views [558] | Comments [4]

  I had written a blog entry for everyone last night, but these internet cafe computers apparently can't take my high-level surfing, and it froze. Either way, I am back with some stories; today was fun.   Iquitos is beautiful. Because it rains so much ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Pisco sour

PERU | Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | Views [456] | Comments [4]

I wish I could take home some Pisco for you guys. We tried pisco sour tonight at O'Murphy's Irish Pub. We alsooooo tried to figure out the next leg of our trip. We think it will involve rivers.

Tags: Food & eating


PERU | Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | Views [627] | Comments [6]

Two entries in one day!? Today merits two entries. We had a lot of fun. After breakfast, we decided to wander around Miraflores a little. We visited. oh. what was it called. It was a very neat huaca.. pucllyapa? I have forgotten the name.   Anyways, ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


PERU | Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | Views [595] | Comments [3]

After an incredibly long period in transit, flight delays and thunderstorms and overpriced pizza huts, we arrived in Lima two hours later than expected and waited nervously to see where the airport had sent our baggage.   Everything arrived safe and ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

So, basically...

CANADA | Saturday, 23 Jun 2007 | Views [520]

Nine days officially, nine days until i'm WHOOSHED away on a wonderfully huge plane and brought to a place i've never been with some of the best people in the world.   i've bought my sleeping bag and my mosquito netting, and spent much of the evening ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase

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