Along The Way

Here is a list of the people I met while hiking to the summit of Machu Picchu. Sure, there were plenty more people, but these are thise that stand out. 1) There was a 12 y/o boy from Sao Paulo who hiked to montaña Machu Picchu with his mother. He complained about the problems in…

Peru Reboot

I had the pleasure of visiting the lovely country known as Peru. Times sure flies, because it will soon be a full two years since I was there in August 2015. This time around I have decided to ascend the Inca trail to reach Machu Picchu. Well, not exactly. I will ride a train instead…

A Day in Songtan

From Iksan it took me 3 hours by train to get to Songtan. To make the journey worth it I spent the night at a local massage parlor. The massage and accommodation were basically the same for accommodation alone in a local motel. Winning. I then awoke on Saturday afternoon where I eagerly anticipated having…

International Teacher

I had a wonderful time teaching trainees in Peru. In January and February, during Korea’s winter season, I hope to return to Peru to visit the many students I met during my time instructing trainees at Punta Hermosa. Those teachers came from various cities in Peru (Iquitos, Arequipa, Puno, Ancash, among others). They worked hard…

Impressions of Peru

Drive-by  Lima, Peru Miraflores –an oasis of affluence, beauty, and culture, in the otherwise working class bustling surrounding that is Lima– has its own appeal set apart from that of Peru’s touristy attractions like Machu Picchu, the Amazon, and Lake Titcaca. Unfortunately for me time did not allow me to visit those locales. Instead, during my…

Hoy

5:30am Hoy desperté en el hostal PuriWasi a las cinco y media de la manaña. Sali de ahi y fuí al parque Kennedy a ver a la gente y decidir que comer. Me encontré con una mujer que me habia servido en un restaurante en Miraflores en el que comí ayer, fuimos a una panadería…

En Peru

There is a wealth of love and compassion in Peru. It must be discovered by everybody!

Over Central America

I did not expect this, but I welcome it nevertheless. I am talking about my adventure in South America. For the next two weeks I will participate in a Teacher Training program sponsored by Pearson-Longman publishing that will take place in Peru. My journey to Peru was exhausting, but my destination is satisfying. I look…