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Ferris Burnzy’s Day Off

  I know I’m in Peru and it’s sort of expected that I have exciting adventures every day. But there reaches a point where you need alone time and a completely uneventful day to just gravitate back to who you are. We moved into a hostel about two days ago […]

Trujillo

My friends and I arrived in Trujillo by bus early this morning. The principal of the school we aim to work at greeted us at the bus station and took us to our hotel. I’m feeling good after the 12 hour trip (or however long it was). I brought sleeping […]

Bullshit in Ecuador

One of the biggest weaknesses in navigating South America is not being able to count higher than six. The best way to practice counting is to play Bullshit while waiting in line at the Ecuador border. I did this yesterday. Bullshit is a game requiring lies and deceit. The aim […]

We were born to run in Peru

I’ve been listening to a lot of Bruce Springsteen lately. It’s a bit blasphemous to soak in his voice while living in a small Peruvian town. But right now he speaks to me. Maybe without him I would have quit this teaching course that nears its end – stressed with […]

The Tortuga Bubbler

I remember swimming with the turtles, and I will remember that for a long time. I remember standing on a pier out on the coast south of Mancoura. There were tourists but none that stood out like myself and my friends. I remember the squeals from these tourists as I […]