The first Tintin book I read was set in Peru. But how does it hold up, after visiting the South American country?
Cheers to love, health, and X-Force!
Eat cake, loneliness does exist, and nothing is what it seems.
By this action alone I cannot just return to Australia with some happy memories and stories. I have responsibilities.
A wild spirit of Canada speaks her mind after living 11 months in Peru.
You need to be a little loca.
Life as a teacher in Peru is hard, despite the attempts of normalcy. This is how:
There was some light in the sky by the time my bus was halfway up the winding dirt road to Machu Picchu. The jagged mountains formed the most intense horizon I had seen in my life. A few restaurants and a bathroom have been built next to the entrance gate […]
There’s a bombardment of market stalls, souvenirs, and statues of the Incas, and all in your face the moment you leave the train. The mountains loom above and the first thing you instinctively do in Aguas Calientes is look above to see if you might be able to see the […]
The taxi driver dropped me off in the main plaza of Ollantaytambo. I paid him the 15 soles and stepped out a little disorientated. I sat with a broken backpack in the square surrounded by double story Mexican and Peruvian restaurants. All catered to the tourist. These would be expensive. […]
There have been two reliable resources for me to navigate Peru. The first I use is Hostel World, a website and app which helps me decide the hostels I want to stay in. It doesn’t often fail me. The second resource is Lonely Planet’s Peru tourist guide which cost me […]