Top Ten Peru Travel Tips (spoiler: bring...

1st Dec, 2011

Historically, the times that I’ve actually known what I was talking about have been few and far between. This is particularly true when it comes to travel, or geography, or…

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Looking Dinner in The Face (Slightly...

22nd Nov, 2011

On occasion, I like to think of myself as a badass. I’m not, mind you, but I like to think of myself as one. I also like to think of…

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10 Pictures of Peru: from Lima to Cusco...

17th Nov, 2011

This week, the motherboard on my computer broke. I’m not even sure what that statement means. Not since I cracked my ulna the summer after second grade have I broken…

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The Real Ex-Pats: Old Cars in Lima, Peru

16th Nov, 2011

My first vehicle was a 1976 AMC Pacer. (Please try to control your jealousy.) Because the seat did not adjust properly, I needed to sit on a large pillow to…

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Photographing Children in Peru – A...

14th Nov, 2011

– My friend Philip gave me a great piece of advice many years ago, around the time that he himself became a father. The rule, simply, was this: do not…

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The Larco Museum, Lima, Peru

11th Nov, 2011

– My husband occasionally has moments of brilliance. He has moments of utmost stupidity, too, but since I love him more than Seattle on a sunny day (a rare phenomenon…

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Cures for Altitude Sickness From a...

8th Nov, 2011

– With the exception of my thighs and derriere, I am not what you would call a hearty girl (though those two parts of me could survive drought, famine, pestilence,…

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16 Peruvian foods (and drinks) you must...

1st Nov, 2011

Hey folks – my apologies for the blog being so thin lately. I’ve been on the road – a┬álot – and I can’t seem to justify spending my days sitting…

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WTF Wednesday: The Peruvian Hairless Dog

27th Oct, 2011

(Okay, fine – so today is actually Thursday, and not Wednesday. But I’m sure you’ll agree – “WTF Thursday” just doesn’t have the same ring to it. I’ve been on…

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