Tag Archives: Peru

My 2012

This happens every year. Did I accomplish all my resolutions for 2012? I wrote in 2011 how I don’t like resolutions because they make me anxious; I feel like there is too much pressure. But, if they’re just things that … Continue reading

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Birding Thursday: Grass Green Tanager

Birding Thursday: Grass Green Tanager The first time I saw this bird I thought he was absolutely gorgeous. And then, he bit me. And it really hurt. Like, drew blood hurt. They have very very sharp and strong beaks.  And … Continue reading

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Birding Thursday: Buff-Tailed Sicklebill

Birding Thursday: Buff-Tailed Sicklebill This was a fun bird to catch while I was in Peru. We had every finger and toe crossed that we were going to get one in our nets and one day our luck was with … Continue reading

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The Overwhelming Life We Live

So, I think every once in a while, or maybe this will become a daily thing if I’m not too lazy, I’m going to start blogging my meals again.  Right now I’m not doing much that’s exciting since work is … Continue reading

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THE OVEN

Oh man, if there is one absolutely great part about being back home, besides you  know, clean water I can drink from the tap and my family, is THE OVEN.  You have no idea how much I missed roasting and … Continue reading

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Back Home

Whew. What a whirlwind of a few weeks! Well, I’m officially back at home and enjoying the luxuries that I never thought I would miss! Clean sheets and no sleeping bag? A mattress and not a sleeping pad? Clean towels? … Continue reading

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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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