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Medical Volunteering Sites

While working in Peru, I have had several people contact me about some of the different sites that I worked out, and their respective contact information.  As such, below you will find a list of different organizations/clinical sites that I … Continue reading

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a day in the pisac market

I posted a photo of this beautiful woman on the Life Writing Photography blog on Easter Sunday.  She was very sweet and allowed me to take this photo for a “propina” – a tip.  Almost everywhere in Peru that I … Continue reading

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foto friday 34: “a weaver”

This woman is beautiful and a part of the group of 60 families that make handmade crafts in Chinchero.  I posted about their process quite awhile back if you want to check it out.

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Centro de Salud – Pisac

In addition to working at CerviCusco, I’ve also been spending some time working at the Centro de Salud, in Pisac.  Pisac is a small town located in the Sacred Valley, about a 40 minute drive outside of Cusco, and serves … Continue reading

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foto friday 24 {saturday edition}: “Camping in Little Cuzco”

This is the 3rd time that our Foto Friday series has been published late…but, we have a good excuse!!  Yesterday morning at 7:30am we headed out with two of our friends for a 15 mile hike to the ruins of … Continue reading

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Foto Friday 22 – “Sacred Valley Sacredness”

This photo was taken while on horse back between the Sacsayhuaman and Q’enko ruins.  Pure beauty!  

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Senor de Huanca, “a three hour tour”

Last weekend Kenzo and I attempted the Senor de Huanca hike.  Once a year, large groups of Peruvians do a Pilgrimage to the Senor de Huanca – leaving at night fall and arriving to the end for the sunrise. We … Continue reading

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Sacred Valley 3: Las Salineras

From Maras it was about an hour hike through the beautiful Sacred Valley to Las Salineras (or the Salt Ponds).  We could not have asked for better weather! Kenzo, ready to get started! Some fellow travelers…the only other people we … Continue reading

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Foto Friday 12 – “Woman and Child”

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Sacred Valley Ruins II: Maras

Maras is a small pueblo that really does not attract tourists on its own.  You have to go through it to get to Moray or Las Salineras…which is what brought us to the cute town.  When we arrived, we hooked … Continue reading

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