Discussing goals, Goo Goo Dolls, the Spanish alphabet, and pride and self-esteem.
Buenos Dias, amigos! It’s time to iron the shirt, make your sandwich, grab your travel mug and leave the house while it’s still the morning.
A gallery of my Instagram photos since arriving in Peru almost three months ago.
The Pope visits Peru for three days and it so happens that this morning he visited the suburb I currently stay in. He led the church mass this morning and so naturally my housemates and I were drawn to the action. I brought my camera and almost straight away my […]
It has been more than three years since I have seen my family. Part of the reason for that is the isolation and the expense that comes living in rural Australia. It’s also partly my fault given that my own mum wanted to see me before I flew from […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I SAY goodbye to Huaraz. I have been there for most of two weeks and have attracted much attention on the street for carrying a camera worth almost the average annual salary, zoned out listening to my Ipod shuffle. For the first time in a long while I am fatigued […]