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    San Camilo.

    Yesterday my classmate and I went on our first field trip. We visited San Camilo which is a giant market in the center of Arequipa.…

    September 5, 2015
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    Being sick in the developing world.

    If you know me, you know that I’m desperate a.) If I step foot in a pharmacy and/or b.) If I actually purchase medicine from said pharmacy. Well, today I was desperate.…

    September 3, 2015
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    A few small updates.

    Before we came to Peru I was excited about the idea of sharing every adventurous moment with you all.  Last night I was looking at our blog space though and noticed it’s been a couple…

    August 29, 2015
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    Step 2: Settle Into Our Place

    Okay, we don’t technically have a place yet. Our friends down here are letting us use an extra room that they have in their departemento (i.e. apartment). We are very grateful to have a place to…

    August 17, 2015
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    Step 3: Explore Arequipa

    We’ve done a little bit of exploring. There’s much more to see, but we’re really trying not to look like tourists. It’s not like I have blonde hair and blue eyes or anything. …

    August 16, 2015
  • Peru

    19 days.

    Where has the time gone? I meant to post every day from day thirty to the day before we left, but I obviously didn’t. There’s so much to do. Seriously.…

    July 23, 2015
  • Peru

    29 days.

    Okay, this is going to sound a bit morbid, but I know all of my friends who also have anxiety disorders will likely know what I’m talking about: Do you ever feel you might die…

    July 13, 2015
  • Peru

    30 days.

    Thirty days until we leave on a crazy adventure.…

    July 12, 2015