Category Archives: Peru

A Blessing and a Curse: Life as a PSF Volunteer

There aren’t sufficient words to describe my feelings toward a place like Pisco Sin Fronteras. To be a part of it is both a blessing and a curse. It’s a place where you walk in the rusty gate a stranger, and leave a changed person with far more attachments than intended. That’s how it was for me anyway. I spent

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The Joy of Border Crossings

Border crossings in South America are not for the weak-minded. The combination of confusion, paranoia and a fuzzy head from an uncomfortable 14 hour bus ride left me standing somewhere near the Ecuador-Peruvian border in a daze. The sequence of events that led me to this point made it a memorable adventure. And at the end of the day, that’s

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