So it is 10 months since I took my Sabbatical and I am now back home and back to work. So let’s go back a little, November Last year I left work and embarked on a journey to explore and experience something new, something different, something exciting. In this period i explored Germany, Netherlands, Peru and
The last couple months have been a great roller coaster with a lot of different friends from all over. As I sit here seeing the grey sea teasing me in dark humour I feel there has been 2 distinct lifes; 1. party, surfing, beach, Pimentel life which was full integral with locals and everyone involved.
So the last few months my little home has been in a small ton North of Peru, Pimentel. I am volunteering at ASI a German students for students volunteer program. Living in this beautiful but very isolated area doesn’t offer us much to do and hence the organization has a themed BBQ every fortnight where
So for the last 6 months my home has been Pimentel a tiny fishing suburb in Chiclayo which is 4th largest Peruvian city and a place full on chaos. Having been based in Pimentel and taking short trips to other parts of the country and neighboring countries, there was always the tell tale signs that
Arequipa is a unique, beautiful and interesting city that has enough to warranty at least 5 days of your travel time. Despite its picturesque location in the shadow of three dramatic volcanoes, its wealth of well-preserved colonial architecture, and vast array of accommodation options, quality restaurants, boutique shops and trendy bars, Arequipa, Peru, often gets overlooked in
Every sunset has a story, some will make you laugh, others will make you cry with joy and some will remind you of loved ones but for every each sunset beauty is part of the story it tells. As soon as I arrived in Pimentel 6 months ago, a friend told me by the time
Once again I left my “home” of 4m altitude and I am now in Puno at 3,830m. I love it here, the beauty and charm of this city, is a mixture of their typical constructions of Andean architecture in the sides of the hills until the bank of the Titicaca Lake, and the people, humble,
Many people say SKIP it! I say DON’T Well by now I have figured I really read a lot and do a lot of research but this does not mean I follow ALL suggestions. It is not safe! It is is dirty! It is not work it! Its shit! These are phrases used to describe
If I had to pick a Peruvian city that was a must visit I would say Cusco, yes it is super touristic and you will seldom walk for a couple meters before meeting a bunch of backpackers or tourists. That however does not take away from the beauty and authenticity of the people of Cusco.
This is post is dedicated to amazing people who I have met in the last few months who have for one reason or another touched my life. I am the kind of person who kinda loves everyone and try to see the best on everyone, however there times you meet that one person that you