Monthly archives: November, 2014

Peru day 6 28/11/14 Overnight stay & Completed Greenhouse

The morning after the home stay in Misminay was a tough one for Minela, Danielle, Chavi, and I, as we were haunted by the memory of the two HUGE spiders we had to kill right before bed. Some of us had a better sleep then others, but to our surprise the home stays were very…



Peru Day 5 27/11/15 Misminay Construction Day 3

We started today with a visit to the local school where we got to play with the children and have a look around. Kaio and Kevin even joined a football game with the kids and managed to score a couple goals to everyone’s delight, barely keeping up with the kids whose football skills were truly…



Peru Day 4 26/11/14 – Misminay Construction Day 2

The easy part of the greenhouse is over. Today was the tough part (and muddy part) We started the day off by stopping at a hardware store to pick up some pieces of wood for the frame of the roof. Once we arrived in the village, we followed Simon (the man we’re building the greenhouse…



Peru Day 3 25/11/14 Misminay Greenhouse Construction

Dear Diary: Today I got pricked by a cactus. It’s okay though because Manila brought me a first aid kit and Yieber yanked out the pricks. So it was all-okay. It may have been a show of softness to the hardy locals, with all the caring ladies in our group coming to my aid. I…



Peru 24/11/14 Day 2 Chinchero, Sacred Valley, Misminay & Urubamba

We all woke up nice and refreshed after having a good nights rest. After enjoying a nice traditional Peruvian breakfast, we loaded up our bus, driven by our trusty driver, Willy and made our way to Chinchero. Throughout the journey, we were all mesmorized by the amazing scenary of snowcapped mountains and never ending fields….



Peru 23/11/14 Day 1 Cusco City

Sunday the 23rd of November was the day we all arrived in Cusco, Peru, for our volunteer adventure. Excited yet exhausted, we were each taken to our hotel to relax and meet the rest of our team. After a good nap, we met with a tour guide who took us on a walking tour all…



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