Morning at Machu Picchu
Peru

Morning at Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu. Many would call it the penultimate Peruvian destination. Miraculously built by the Incans thousands of years ago on the steep ridge of a mountain. A mountain with two earthquake fault lines and prone to landslides. An ancient structure with engineering and architectural planning well beyond its years. And, to be honest, one of … Continue reading

Gluten-Free in Peru
Peru

Gluten-Free in Peru

I don’t often do gluten-free posts on here. I usually end up reflecting more on experiences than on dietary restrictions, but it is and will always be a huge partĀ of my travel. Because blog posts were so helpful to me on this past trip in determining what I could and couldn’t eat, here’s a quick … Continue reading

Pleasant Surprises
Peru

Pleasant Surprises

Thirty-six hours of travel later: a taxi, a bus, a second taxi, three planes, a car, a bus, and a van and we’re home in Haiti. Simultaneously exhausted and refreshed, I find myself looking back on the highlights of the past eight days we spent in Peru. Over the next week or so, I’ll post … Continue reading