Monthly archives: December, 2014

Thanks and see you ROV FAMILY!!!!

Hola Guys!!! I hope you have all enjoyed your last 2 weeks with me in Cusco Peru! We have shared lots of fun times together while on program and accomplished great things in the Misminay Community! You should all feel very proud. It was my pleasure to be a part of building Green Houses at…



Peru Day 14 7/12/14 – 12/12/14 : Lake Titicaca & Cusco

After the sombre farewells of our last supper together, it felt surreal to go from a team of 8 people to 2. But it doesn´t end yet. Olga and I continued on our Peruvian adventure onto the magnificent Lake Titicaca, also known as the highest navigable lake in the world. After a sleepless night on…



Peru Day 13 – Cocoa museum, Markets and Farewell Dinner

Hard to believe, but today was our last day all together in Peru! So we had to make the most of our day. We spent the morning at an artesan market, buying gifts for prices that we’ve ruthlessly haggled for. Scarves, bags, jewellery, clothes – every Peruvian market is a crazy whirlwind of colour. Stocked up with bags of…



Peru – 04/12/14 – Animal Sanctuary, Baby Alpaca Shop, Cusco

Peru Adventure 04/12/14 Animal Sanctuary, Baby Alpaca Shop, Cusco We are ending our program with 3 days in beautiful Cusco. Back at the comfy Apu Hauscaran Hostel, Yieber took us 30 min out of the city to a family-run animal rescue and sanctuary. It was a place of refuge and recovery for abandoned, injured and…



Peru Day 11 – 03/12/14 My Birthday at Machu Picchu!

Today is my birthday!!!! This morning we woke up in the bustling town below Machu Picchu. We ate breakfast and headed for the bus that drove us back up the steep, zig zag mountain road that leads to the base of Machu Picchu. From there, Yieber and Carolina gave us a two hour tour, explaining…



Peru Day 10 – 02/12/14 Inca Trail

We all woke up this morning bleary eyed at 5am. After some breakfast, we made our way to the train station to catch our train towards Machu Picchu. The 1.5 hours train ride on Peru Rail allowed us to witness more beautiful scenery and we were all amazed at how the vegetation changed as we…



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