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  • Retour au PerouDDans le train nous rencontrons Rocio et Rafael. 2 amis qui sont alles passer quelques jours durant la Semana Santa a Huancayo. Rocio et moi nous promettons de rester en contact. Elle nous propose de nous aider a obtenir un Posted by wherethehellrwe in Mes premiers pas.. | Jun 16, 2014
  • It's The Final Countdown!Our last day in Cusco before the Inca Trail did not start well- Kate woke up with a sore throat and a bit congested. Don't need any additional barriers to breathing at this altitude! But, nothing to be done, we Posted by katepluspat in Kate and Pat Blow the House Deposit | Jun 2, 2014
  • We'll Huff and We'll Puff and We'll Probably Pass Out!Not a lot planned today, just try to move around a bit and try to get used to this awful altitude (we're at about 3600 meters). The town is full of dogs. Dogs everywhere, just like South East Asia, but Posted by katepluspat in Kate and Pat Blow the House Deposit | Jun 1, 2014
  • Peruvian Gridlock Putting LA To ShameUp early and slam down a quick breakfast to catch our taxi to the airport. Google and the girl at the front desk both reckon it takes about 45 minutes to get to the airport from the hotel in heavy Posted by katepluspat in Kate and Pat Blow the House Deposit | May 30, 2014
  • Rough Morning! Today starts the service part of my service learning experience and I was very excited to be heading to Miraflores to work with the municipalidad there! I was told where to catch the bus and how to get there and Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | Jun 9, 2014
  • Final Day in La SelvaWe woke up very early this morning so that we could go piranha fishing! I was very excited for this because I love fishing and who wouldn't want to fish for piranhas??? we took the boat out to a couple Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | Jun 8, 2014
  • Jungle SaturdayAfter waking up at 4 in the morning to go to the cockroach infested bathroom with no lights my day was off to a very interesting start. I had to be ready by 7:30am for breakfast which was fried eggs Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | Jun 7, 2014
  • Off to the Amazon!Woke up this morning at about 4:30am and had to be at the ISA office at 5:45 so that we could be at the airport early enough for our 8am flight to Iquitos which is the largest city with no Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | Jun 6, 2014
  • Done with EcuadorTime has been very short, as we have been traveling a lot so we apologize for the brevity of this entry. After our return from our upcoming trek (leaving tomorrow at 4 AM), I will make an in depth Posted by mcphersonc in South America Adventures | Jun 8, 2014
  • Last day of classes Today was my last day of classes! I had class from 9am-12:30 and from 2:30-4:30 because I will be in the jungle tomorrow. Class was very long and I am glad that I will be starting my service work on Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | Jun 5, 2014
  • Mercado MagdalenaToday Zoey and I realized that we are going to need some clothes that we don't mind getting muddy in the jungle! We had tried shopping at the mall but everything there was way too expensive so the leaders at Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | Jun 4, 2014
  • Jungle meetingSo today I went to a meeting to find out more about this trip I am going on to the jungle! There is a city called Iquitos that is the largest city not accessible by road so we will be Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | Jun 3, 2014
  • RelaxationToday I really didn´t do much! I had classes again after a very long weekend and I was absolutely exhausted! I came home from class, took a nap and just spent the day reading and relaxing to catch up on Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | Jun 2, 2014
  • Scavenger hunt champion!Today we had a tour of downtown Lima, tried chifa, and competed in a scanger hunt around miraflores. All there really is to say about the tour is that there are a lot of ridiculously gorgeous buildings and by a Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | Jun 1, 2014
  • Mundo LibreWow, what an amazing experience this day of service was today. We traveled an hour away to a place called Pachacamac. It is one of the newer and poorer districts within Lima, yes Lima is so big that you can Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | May 30, 2014
  • Salsa queen.... well my partner was at least The day of my salsa lesson! I went into this a little but cocky because I have done zumba before so obviously I am a salsa proffesional already. So basically everyone was watching me from the start to make sure Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | May 29, 2014
  • Surfer GirlI went surfing!!!! This was a very busy day but it was amazing as well! Earlier in the day I had classes which are going fine. They are really helping me to remember all of the spanish that I already Posted by Courtneyp02 in My Peru Adventure | May 29, 2014
  • CuscoA la gare routière de Cusco, nous sommes abordés par une femme proposant une chambre d’hôtel à un prix raisonnable que nous acceptons. Prix qu’une fois arrivés, nous renégocions à la baisse car nous envisageons de rester une semaine. Le Posted by wherethehellrwe in Mes premiers pas.. | Jun 1, 2014
  • On the road again !Au cours des quelques mois que nous avons passe a Ccaranacc, nous nous sommes familiarisés un peu davantage avec le mode de vie péruvien et nous sommes rapprochés des gens du village. En fait c’est à la fin que tout Posted by wherethehellrwe in Mes premiers pas.. | Jun 1, 2014
  • Ou nous essayons aux coutumes locales...Alors que nous faisons le plein au marché de Churcampa, nous sommes abordés par Hector, un habitant de Ccaranacc. Au cours de la discussion, après avoir constaté que l’espagnol de Peter était encore très limité, il me fait remarquer qu’il Posted by wherethehellrwe in Mes premiers pas.. | Jun 1, 2014
  • Fiesta !Nous rentrons à Ccaranacc juste à temps pour la « fête du village » Cela dure 4 jours. Musique à fond jusqu'à 3, 5h du matin sur la place (c’est-à-dire sous nos fenêtres) et vers 6h30 du matin là encore, Posted by wherethehellrwe in Mes premiers pas.. | Jun 1, 2014
  • IntrusA notre retour d’Ayacucho, il semble que des rats aient élu domicile dans la maison de Prudencio (maison ou nous cuisinons et prenons nos repas.) Lorsque nous retrouvons l’un d’eux dans la cuisine un soir et réalisons qu’il a grignoté Posted by wherethehellrwe in Mes premiers pas.. | Jun 1, 2014
  • Moyens de transportLes combis ou bus locaux : Ils semblent toujours être pressés ! : Vous êtes invités à monter et descendre au plus vite et petit conseil, essayez de vous asseoir au plus vite car le bus n’attend pas ! Posted by wherethehellrwe in Mes premiers pas.. | Jun 1, 2014
  • Heure peruvienne...L’heure péruvienne mérite qu’on lui consacre quelques lignes… Lorsqu’on vous dit rdv entre 12h et 13h, comprenez 14h30 (au plus tôt) ! Peter est en général quelqu’un de ponctuel et au départ nous arrivions à l’heure, voire légèrement en Posted by wherethehellrwe in Mes premiers pas.. | Jun 1, 2014
  • BreakAu bout d’un mois et demi, les enfants et les professeurs étant en vacance durant 2 semaines, nous décidons de partir à Ayacucho pour 1 semaine afin notamment d’y voir un ostéopathe ou un chiropracteur pour le dos de Peter Posted by wherethehellrwe in Mes premiers pas.. | Jun 1, 2014
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