Monthly Archives: September 2012

What? Machu Picchu?!

Just a little preview for you so you know that I’m still alive. I’m sorry I haven’t blogged much, on top of traveling there are some other bad things I’ll discuss when I get home in a week…but for now, … Continue reading

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Heart’s Cafe, Ollantaytambo, Peru

During our visit to Ollantaytambo and the Incan ruins we were able to visit a restaurant with a great cause: Heart’s Cafe. This restaurant not only focuses on serving up nutritious food but also helping out impoverished communities in the … Continue reading

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Jack’s Cafe, Cuzco

Well, after being away from the states for almost 3 months, I had to get my hands on some good old’ American food…err, well, in this case the closest I could get: British food at Jack’s Cafe! I have been … Continue reading

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Incan Ruins at Ollantaytambo

Last week I had the pleasure of traveling to Ollantaytambo, a small town 60 miles outside Cuzco, deep in the mountains of the Andes with two of my friends. We were super worked to check out the 15th century Incan … Continue reading

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First of all, thank you all soooooooooo much for all the wonderful and encouraging comments from my last post! I don’t k ow what I’d do without you and your encouragement! ~~ It is ridiculous that I forgot it was … Continue reading

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Side Notes: Having Let Myself Go

Side Notes: Having Let Myself Go I have been avoiding this subject for a while. I have been trying my hardest not to let it get to me, then flat out ignoring it thinking it would go away, but it’s … Continue reading

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Some Interesting Fruits!

Being in a tropical region means there are many many different fruits to try out! I haven’t had a chance to have many being in the field, but now that I’m in the city and traveling I have the chance! … Continue reading

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Missing It Already

I’ve only been gone from the jungle 5 days and I’m already missing it. I miss the sounds of birds and wind in the trees…and don’t like traffic and fire crackers. One day I’ll get back to it.

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BT: Shining Sunbeam

The Shining Sunbeam, also known as the Copper-winged Hummingbird, was one of my favorites in Wayqecha. I was lucky enough to have caught a handful of these guys while I was mist netting and the coloration and variety on them … Continue reading

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Mocha Sweetness

Did you think i would have only one dessert yesterday? Of course not! That would be a tragedy to my tasteless….but probably a savior to my waistline. At least i did some abs and yoga yesterday for some exercise…right? Oh … Continue reading

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