Monthly archives: December, 2015

Tupananchiscama ROV team !!!

Thank you so much to all of you at home who kept up with our work and adventures via the blog! Even though you’ve been a part of our journey, I know they still have lots of stories and memories that they’ll share with you when they’re home. Although this project is over, we continue…



Free activity Day 13.

For some of us the morning started at 6:30am with yummy rana soup for breakfast. This is a very Peruvian soup which contains octopus, trouts, seashells and frogs. It has a strong fish taste (frogs too), which is very different to the other soups that we had, the rana soup for some of us is…



Exploring the city of Cuzco Day 12.

Today we explored the city of Cuzco. First we visited the animal rescue centre, where Peruvian animals of all types that have been injured or targeted by hunters have taken refuge. Our volunteers witnessed a variety of animals including condors, alpacas, pumas, llamas, monkeys and turtles.   Next we visited the baby alpaca museum, where…



Work learn love Day 11.

The Peruvian sun woke us up nice and early (5:00am) so a couple of us decided to catch the early bus back up to Machu Picchu with the hope of enjoying the quiet serenity before the mad crowds hit at 8am!   As the sun shone over the mountains and blue skies covered the sky,…



Finally arrived Machu Picchu Day 10.

It’s finally arrived, the veritable Jewel of the trip, Machu Picchu. We started the day nice and early with a 6.00 meeting time, after practically dragging a few of the group out of bed we were ready for the short walk to the Ollantaytambo train station.   In various states of consciousness we boarded the…



Ready for zip lining Day 09.

There was a great sense of optimism pervading throughout the volunteers as we started our day bright and early at breakfast. We had heard from Yieber that this experience was memorable, but it did not prepare us for the next few hours. After a long bus ride, we had finally arrived and were ready for…



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