Hi folks!

Welcome to the hub of this young baker's trip to Peru. 

Recent Posts

High & Dry (in the good way)

December 2, 2018

Sometimes you really have to experience the pits to learn to appreciate something as simple as a bus ride. The sweaty, swervey trip from Puerto Maldonado to Puno will certainly make me appreciate a...

Crammed Collectivos in the Valle

November 12, 2018

I’ve been on the move a lot over the last few weeks. From the montane ecosystems in the Andes to the low jungle to the high desert (future posts on the latter two to come). When I was first plann...

Cuy on the Brain

October 23, 2018

Calca is solace from the bustle of Cusco. By car, you head north through hills studded with Incan ruins, then drop down into the Valle Sagrado, and drive along countless fields and several little t...

Warm Welcome in Cusco

October 16, 2018

I’m already feeling at home here in Cusco. Good friends, good food, and plenty of exploring to do in and outside of the city. My flight here was a stroke of luck – I met a friendly old brit (Dave...

Lima Round 2 (plus Ica & Huacachina)

October 9, 2018

Greetings from the rooftop of my hostel in Lima. It’s my last morning here until I return to fly back to Portland next month. I’m not sad to be leaving, but I have to say I’m surprised by how much...

Lima Round 1

October 5, 2018

This city is loud. Car horns blaring, brass bands marching the street, people yelling over each other in open-air markets – Lima is buzzing. Even the food is loud. I’ve had some incredible meals si...

Hello World

September 28, 2018

Hi everybody, welcome to the chronicles of my trip to Peru! This will be the first time I’ve been in South America and I AM HYPED. I’m writing this with a wonderful nervous feeling as I wait for m...