Category Archives: Peru

Ev Takes a Vacation

I just took two weeks off of work to go to Peru. I had a wonderful time, eating unfamiliar foods, making friends with strangers, and participating in unplanned activities. I felt my soul open up and blossom with the traveler’s spirit. And then my two weeks were up and I came back and realized that as opposed to traveling, I had just taken a vacation.

Everyone Needs a Best Travel Buddy

It’s time to get jealous because I’ve just found the one that will be coming on all my trips with me for the foreseeable future!

She’s my new best travel buddy and I’m going to show her the time of her life in about a week’s time, when I finally step foot in Peru.

Ripped in 30

After booking this tour in Peru, however, I realize it’s time to step it up a notch and become very active and physically fit. I will be doing a several-days-long hiking trip through the mountains to Machu Picchu—the Moonstone to Sun Temple Trek. According to their literature,

“Our adventurous tours in the Andes are active programs, emphasizing moderate to strenuous day hikes in mountainous terrain…” Continue Reading

My Passport is Barely Valid

I’m not much of a planner, so this is strange for me. The trip is 7 weeks away and our tour company, Andean Treks, is asking us for all of our information now—plane ticket itineraries, where we want to stay, how early we’re getting to Cuzco, whether or not we want to rent sleeping bags… Continue Reading

I’m Going to Peru!

The next two months will be focused on my preparations for Peru. I just bought my plane ticket and reserved a spot with Andean Treks. It’s a 2 week trip, so it’s not like I’m going there forever, but it’s my first trip out of the country in a year. Am I excited? Continue reading…