Monthly archives: June, 2014

Moving Out to Urubamba

Most everyone slept soundly last night after a long couple days of travel and arriving in Peru, and woke up this morning feeling refreshed and ready for another day. Shannon, who arrived this morning, was the last volunteer to get here, and so that makes our entire group of volunteers a whopping 27! Once everyone…



Let the Adventure Begin!

Today was jam packed with trips back and forth to the Cusco airport. We welcomed 25 bright eyed and very tired new volunteers to the team! Everyone has arrived safely and is now getting well rested in preparation for hitting the road tomorrow. Today we took an nice stroll around the city. We soaked up the sights…



Ladies on Tour!

Embarking on yet another tour Carrie and I resumed our roles of Mr and Mrs Hamm, with Nick tagging along for the ride. Our first stop for the day was Tipon, located east of Cusco, an agricultural centurm for the upper class. The sight consists of terraces, ruins of houses, storage houses-for the crops- and…



Adventure in the Ancient Ruins

The adventure we had yesterday was going to be hard to compete with, but today was an entirely different experience that was still incredibly enjoyable. Each day on this trip is really hard to compare, because everyday brings something new and exciting, and we are loving every minute of it. We started out this morning…



Inca-redible!

Hi everyone! This is Leticia and Carrie taking over the blog today, because we’re better than Nick. Just kidding, he’s great. Sort of. Yesterday, we packed up the trucks in the morning and set out for Chonta, which is a small village with about 40 people in it that has seen very few Western visitors….



Fiesta Del Sol

This has got to be one of the greatest experiences Cuzco has to offer! There’s roughly a month of amazing festivities leading up to this day.. Festiva Del Sole or Inti Raymi, as it was known to the Incans, is the most important ceremonies celebrated here in Cuzco. Today we made the journey from the…



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