Visiting (A Small Part of) the Amazon

The Amazon. Whether referring to the river or the rainforest, it is a one of those places that stirs the imagination in everyone, especially those of us who grew up in temperate climates, far away from jungles. It is a land of a diversity of cultures and countries, a land of thousands of types of …

A Week in Peru

There is no way to know a country in only one week, but I have enjoyed what I have learned and done in Peru so far. I quickly left the smoggy metropolis of Lime (population almost 10 million) and headed north to the mountain city of Huaraz. Huaraz is a bustling city all its own, …