Lovely Lima

I am more convinced than ever that travel changes your perspective on life.  I am newly convinced after this trek through Central and South America with my husband, two kids and a very small budget, that your experiences in traveling are influenced and altered by your particular circumstances, thus affecting your perspective. In a nutshell,…

Over the Border and into Peru….

The bus begins to pull out of the Cuenca bus station just as the sun comes fully into view.  The four of us sit back and relax for the first time that morning.  We’d already been up for hours, making sure that we had packed every toy and phone charger and had left our rental…

Magical Baños

We found ourselves chatting at one point or another with at least one person from nearly every table in the cafe.  The room was sun drenched and the atmosphere was extremely friendly, almost weirdly friendly.  The decor was “bohemian backpacker” meets “intellectual hippie”.  Subconsciously I was waiting for all of the customers to stand up…