One of the great parts about living in any country for a long period of time is the opportunity to explore! Peru offers a plethora of cultural and tourist activities, one of my new favorites being the Festival Selvámanos. “Selvámanos is an alternative music and art festival in the jungle, which has gathered more than…
Although it wasn’t the typical family/ grill/ fireworks sort of 4th of July, it was so fun to see and participate in a healthy lifestyle promoting, sustainable Peace Corps project! A chance for some beach time wasn’t a bad perk either.
When planning a trip through Peru, don’t pass up the tranquilo beaches up North. It is so cheap to eat, sleep, and get around. Plus the locals are extremely friendly and you get to experience a part of Peru that is not overrun by tourism. The artisanal work is abundant and the food is fresh and delicious!
Today marks the day of a very special Mother’s Day. It’s the first time in my 22 years of existence that I have two moms to celebrate and give thanks to!
During this wedding the dance floor was starting to empty and all of the sudden the Mario Bros theme song starts up and giant Mario, Bowser, Yoshi, Luigi etc. appear out of nowhere and started dancing with the bride and groom. Then lights started flashing a confetti started shooting out and men on stilts entered and started pulling guests onto the dance floor! It was like a mini carnaval celebration and noisemakers, mario bros masks, and beads were thrown out as everyone started dancing and taking pictures again.