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Lima, Peru: Around the World in 60 Seconds

I am now in Arequipa, recovering from a near-death experience (in which I wanted to kill myself) while hiking down and around the Colca Canyon, but more on that later. It is a parable that we all will benefit from. So. Lima. Every time I visit a new South American capital city, I am more… Continue reading Lima, Peru: Around the World in 60 Seconds

Latin America · Travel

A Case of Bad Ceviche: the North Coast of Peru

My cousin and I spent a great part of our mornings worrying about our digestive tracts these days. You see, although our best intentions were to leave Mancora the day after I wrote to you, the call of a bowl of Peruvian parihuela and a platter of ceviche was too strong to ignore. We wish… Continue reading A Case of Bad Ceviche: the North Coast of Peru

Latin America · Travel

Mancora, Peru: Dead Animal Safari

We made it to Peru one day earlier than planned. I´ll spare you the details, but we crossed what is touted by the guidebooks to be south america´s most dangerous border crossing like we were VIP´s. We left Cuenca in a mad rush, having found out that we had half an hour to catch a… Continue reading Mancora, Peru: Dead Animal Safari