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  • Motorcycle Diaries & Machu Picchu
    On his adventure through the South American continent and documented in his famed Motorcycle Diaries,  revolutionary Che Guevara noted that the majority of the American tourists know Peru for nothing more than Machu Picchu – often going coming to the country to simply visit the ruins without paying attention to...
  • Mile 26
    Most of you who know me personally know I’ve been back in the States for about a month and a half now. I knew I left Peru with this blog unfinished but I wanted so time to decompress from Peru before revisiting the end of my experience for the blog....
  • My Peace Corps Service, A Soundtrack
    No, I didn’t forget about this blog. It’s not that I stopped having things to share about my experience but more like low morale didn’t really inspire me to write.  But alas, dear readers, after much reflecting and an ending sight, I’m back! And I’m here to drop this new...
  • 5 Diversity and Inclusion Lessons Learned in the Peace Corps
    Throughout my Peace Corps experience, I have been extremely lucky to have participated in and co-facilitated a bunch of intercultural competency, diversity and inclusion trainings. One of the things I love most about Peace Corps Peru is that it truly understands the need to talk about these issues with volunteers...
  • When In Lima, Eat Like A Peace Corps Volunteer
    When I first arrived in Peru, I was in no way shape or form impressed with Lima. It wasn’t the pretty colonial city I had imagined in my head and for the longest time I thought I would never really feel the need to go there. Fast forward, to a...
  • Beauty Around the World: Part 1 Peru
    thebeautyofpeacecorps My dear friend and blog idol Colleen ( suggested this idea for my blog when I was in a bit of a creative slump.  Talk to Peace Corps volunteers around the world about beauty and how they feel beautiful at site and different beauty standards where they live.  So...