Monthly archives: July, 2016

Discovering Cuzco!

Hola! * My sincerest apologies for lack of photos today. I have been fighting with the internet all day to upload them. They are coming soon!! Today we went exploring Cuzco city! The first stop was around a fifteen-minute walk to a huge market with all of the well-priced souvenirs in town. The volunteers were…



White Water rafting and walking tours!

Hola! Today was an exciting day! We had two groups today, one who was heading white water rafting with me and the other was touring parts of Cuzco with Yieber. The white water rafting group was up early and on the bus by 8:30am bus out to the river entry stop! It was around a…



A journey back to Cuzco

Hola! Apologies for the delay in the internet everyone, the internet has not been my friend in recent times! But I am back and happy to report that we have made it back to Cuzco safely and in great spirits! The journey back to Cuzco had many stops to break it up and took the…



Machu Picchu – The wonder of the world!

Hola! What can be said about today other than it was epic! We went to see one of the 7 wonders of the world and it sure was amazing!! We got the early train at 6:40am and saw the stunning views of the sacred valley out the window transform into jungle, as we entered into…



Adventuring in the Andes

Hola! Today was an adventure day for the very start! The activities? Zip lining over sweeping valleys and quad biking (or ATV, or 4 Wheeling for the non-Australians out there) over the stunning plateaus. The group was split into two and went with either myself (Team Jess!) or with Yeiber (Team Yieber!). The zip lining…



Sad goodbyes and new adventures!

Hola!   This morning we headed back out to the community of Misminay to put the final touches on our greenhouses and to say thank you to the families. Each group working on a greenhouse had also decided to do something a little special for the families, which was to pool some money together and…



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