Category Archives: South American Travel

Wild Woman

More poetry, an older one.  I’ll run out of those already written that I wish to share soon, which should will prompt some fresh ones!  Hope you enjoy,   Wild Woman I am a wild woman, I am at home here … Continue reading

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Where Are You?

I am back to practicing yoga regularly. I can’t tell you how thankful I am for that, it creates such peace in my mind and body to give myself that hour and a half on my mat. I love my … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces: Connecting with the locals

The most common interaction I had with craft vendors in Cusco went something like this: “Excuse me miss? Miss you buy from me?” “No thank you.” “Miss, miss, why not, you buy from me?” “It’s very nice, but no, thank … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

This never happened to me when I left my country.  In places I had never walked, breathing air I had not before tasted, where everything was new I somehow never felt out of place.  Now here I am, back on … Continue reading

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Skid Marks in Panama (or Where the Road Ends)

This utterly silly post is a collaborative effort between myself and of one of my favorite families. There may have been a bit of alcohol involved as well. Thanks to Jana, Tom and Tristen for an amazing three weeks! It … Continue reading

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Finding Magic

My nephew is going to turn twelve this year. He is one of those kids who is fascinated by the world and soaks up knowledge that outdoes many well-read adults. He has been waiting for pictures of Maccu Piccu, and … Continue reading

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The Peruvian Hustle

We’ve all experienced kind words or seemingly helpful advice from persistent and charming people. Those who glide us into their world spinning and twisting, making us believe it is what we want or where we need to go. The Peruvians … Continue reading

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