Thank you, yes you!

No Sleep Till Peace was started as a personal journal of my adventures in Peru, and surprisingly it has grown into a small community of almost 3,500 followers who have laughed, cried, and supported me and my Peruvian counterparts from afar.

Laguna 69 and My Peace Corps Mountain

It was crowded by people just like me. Everyone congratulated one another and it was like a small family of hikers who had achieved their goal. People canon-balled into the glacier water and other carried out the tradition of the “naked lake jump.” I was happy for them. I was happy for me. We were forever bonded together as a random group of humans who joined the Peace Corps.

Wedding Bells Part One: Sierra Edition

Bride, Groom, Cake, Dancing, Family and Friends. All over the world marriages are celebrated everyday, and Peru is no different! During my six months in site I have been invited to two weddings; one in a big city on the coast and the other in the small sierra town where I live. The first wedding…

Watch out for that WATER BALLOON!

Children hiding in the bushes, unsuspecting victims running as balloons fly through the air, laughter erupts as the water war continues. February in Cajamarca is the month of Carnavales! This means it is free game to dump water on your friends as they walk down the street. The attack usually comes in the form of…