Planning a trip to Peru? I created this quick and dirty (okay, it’s 25 pages but that’s short for a country guide right?) free guide to Peru after living there for two months whilst working on a research project and traveling a bit in the country during time off. Here’s what’s inside my guide: Peru Guide Table of Contents …
Of Mountains and Jungles: Our Two Week Trip in Peru Part 2
Trekking through Peru and encountering swarming biting flies, altitude sickness, and boredom. See what I learned from this adventure!
Of Mountains and Jungles: Our Two Week Trip in Peru Part 1
Glaciers, rainforests, capybaras, and the mystical Machu Picchu!
Michelle’s “Lonely Planet” Guide to Puno, Peru
Updated April 2020 I lived in Puno, Peru for 2 months a few years ago while working on a research project. Even though I spent a lot of time collecting data, I still got to explore this very unique spot in the altiplano of Peru just off the coast of Lake Titicaca. I used my …
Life in Rural Peru: A Photo Essay
For our cookstove project, my research partner and I go to people's homes and watch them cook breakfast. Check out a photo essay of life in rural Peru!
Jackie: The Newbie
24 years old from Norwalk, CA Jackie and I were walking in the streets of Puno the other day when we saw a woman bump into a young child and knock him straight to the ground. The woman laughed and kept walking. Jackie then proceeded to follow the woman deep into the aisles of Plaza …
Alpaca Memes FTW
Alpacas are just as hilarious in person as they are on the Internet.
9 First Impressions of Peru
This is a whole new continent for me. I’ve been to a few places in the world, but never to Central or South America. That is, until now. Hola from Puno, Peru where I will be living and working for the next three months. I’m here to complete an internship requirement for my master’s degree. Specifically, …