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:
The challenge with visiting Machu Picchu in high season is trying to book the ticket. It’s not just the ticket to get onto the site which is the drama, although that is painful enough. You also need to figure out how you are going to get there. As far as […]
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 […]
7.00am: I spent my first night in my new place in the northern Peruvian city of Trujillo. I do not know where my new place is in the city, so my landlord walks me to my school. It takes only 10 minutes. What complicates matters is I know limited Spanish, […]
We are not immortal. Often we are anxious and alone. We are trapped and no mind game or change is going to alleviate the situation. I wrote that in sunny Guayquil of Ecuador. And while I feel better now, I did not think I could ever be, at the start […]
I messaged Mum on Facebook this morning. I wrote: Dear Mum, Peruvian women are very beautiful and are really nice and caring too. And they know how to dance. My date last night brought me brownies that she made that day. There is a very good chance I […]
Some moments are great. We often know what these are when we come to them. But some harder moments aren’t so obvious in their importance.
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.