Peru: Perfect Last Day

Peru: Perfect Last Day

A Perfect Last Day Good afternoon friends and family! What a day we had yesterday. Everything was just perfect. To start, our 4:30 am wake up call for Machu Picchu wasn’t as terrifying as we thought it would be (YAY!). We energized ourselves with the take-out...
Peru: Aguas Calientes

Peru: Aguas Calientes

Aguas Calientes Here we are in Aguas Calientes, the energized, colourful, and bustling gateway to Machu Picchu. You can hear the roaring waters of the Urubamba River from every square foot, and see the thousands of locals and tourists mixing as one. The journey...
Peru: Helping Hands Mission Complete!

Peru: Helping Hands Mission Complete!

Helping Hands: Mission Complete! On Thursday, we gobbled down breakfast before heading off to Helping Hands for our penultimate day of volunteering. There, we continued our English and Art lessons with the four and five-year-olds and continued making new friends with...
Peru: Another Day in Paradise!

Peru: Another Day in Paradise!

Another day in paradise! After waking early for breakfast, Luis arrived at our hotel to chauffeur us to our volunteer placement at Helping Hands Cusco, our local community school. There, we had an opportunity to build upon some of our lessons from yesterday with our...
Peru: First Day of Volunteering

Peru: First Day of Volunteering

Our First Day of Volunteering Hello friends and family, Here we are on Day 2, living like the locals that we have quickly become! We woke up after a very well-deserved deep sleep, to a lovely breakfast buffet prepared by Siete Ventanas Hotel. Fresh juices, fruit...
Good morning from Peru!

Good morning from Peru!

Good morning from Peru! We are having a lovely time in Cusco and we have done SO much just in one day! Day 1 of our program was filled with a Cusco walking tour and a stroll through San Pedro Market, where you can find literally EVERYTHING you can ever imagine. Want...