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Getting drunk and talking crap

I ASKED a friend from Indiana, America, if she could interview me while I was affected by a bottle of red wine. Michaela was happy to oblige so last night we talked about the differences between America and Australia, life in Peru, the housemates, and what it’s like being a […]

Earthquakes

I woke to a text message from a friend staying in Lima. “Who felt the earthquake yesterday?” Lutie asked. “65 wounded and two killed. (It) was fucken scary. I woke up because of that. “I might over-exaggerate but it’s like the first time I have felt it, and I am […]

We dance together

THE best moments in Peru are the unexpected ones. You cannot plan for them. Expectations weigh you down, and the unexpected remind you of your freedom. The truth is that I expected to write a blog post about the Pope visiting my suburb next week. The preparations escalate. Instead I […]

Nuestra casa

Peru has a lot of culture. I’m sure that it does anyway. Yesterday I ate KFC and binge watched Gossip Girl. Today I watched movies and ran to buy ice-cream. Tonight I’m finishing this draft listening to Friends. Yes. All this culture is incredible. I’ve been in the mountains over […]