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    Bear Says


    A typical day in Arequipa is like a small child trying to count the coins they’ve saved up. They seem to not comprehend the number of the coins, nor the coin’s denominations. This is…

    August 18, 2015
  • Thanks for letting me borrow your photo, LCP.
    Bear Says


    When we arrived in Lima we had to get tickets to Arequipa. Sam and I both stood in separate lines to try to find the best price faster. We ended up going with LCPerú.…

    August 18, 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
  • Before Perú


    You may have read a thing or two in my blog space about how my roommate, Nara, is extremely good at communicating.…

    June 25, 2015