On the Road with Guinea Pigs: The truth about travel through the Andes Mountains of Peru.
One of the biggest challenges we face as volunteers is learning how to adjust to a slower pace of life. Most of us come from crazy University/Internship/Part-Time Job/Full-Time Job combinations. Breakfast was on the go every morning and we were lucky if bedtime was before midnight. The reality of life in a developing country is…
If there is one thing Peruvians have mastered, it’s sharing! I never thought I would be able to share the way my country hosts do. When there is nothing left, they share. This cultural norm applies to everything from money, to food, to space.
Peaces of Love is a collection of the small details I want to share and remember. I spend a lot of time on this blog talking about the big life events, but the small details are the biggest part of my day-to-day reality here in Peru.
We’re talking Peruvian Nuevo Soles, the official currency of Peru. The current exchange rate is 3.46 soles to 1 U.S. dollar! Imagine that, if you come visit Peru you will have more than 3x as much money here.