Expat, Peru, Uncategorized

Nery Lodge review in Huaraz, Peru

Hello hello!! Today I am bringing you a review on the cute little hostel we stayed at in Huaraz. We stayed at the Nery Lodge, which resides in the western side of the city next to the river. The price was economically friendly. had breakfast, friendly staff, and located in a nice area! Isaac and… Continue reading Nery Lodge review in Huaraz, Peru

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Expat, Peru, Uncategorized

Cruz del Sur vs Oltursa Review

We are back with a review between two bus companies! These two are both well known in Peru and are both used quite frequently. Let's talk about the quality and services of each one. On the way to Huaraz I used Cruz del Sur and on the return I used Oltursa. Let's get into it!… Continue reading Cruz del Sur vs Oltursa Review

Peru, Travel, Trek

Laguna 69, Peru – Hiking/Camping without a guide

Welcome back to this week's post on our crazy trip to Laguna 69! Isaac and I waited a few days to do this trip as the hike is at roughly 15,000 feet! Many people in Colorado worship the 14,000 feet climbs, but 15,000 feet is nothing when it comes to the Andes in Peru. We… Continue reading Laguna 69, Peru – Hiking/Camping without a guide

Peru, Travel, Uncategorized

Affordable Tour of Laguna Llanganuco – With and Without a Guide

Our first full day we took a guided tour to Yungay, Llanganuco, and a few pit stops around the Huascaran Nataional Park for food and a little bit of history. Our extremely friendly hostel hosts recommended a 30 soles (roughly $10) tour. The trip consisted of take an hour and half bus ride to Yungay… Continue reading Affordable Tour of Laguna Llanganuco – With and Without a Guide

Peru, Trek

A Week in Huaraz – 6 days of trekking paradise

A whole week outside of Lima did me good! This side adventure was to a city that is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges. The Cordillera Blanca (white mountain range and the Cordillera Negro (black mountain range). HUARAZ - home to one of the largest trekking destinations in the world! I invited my friend Isaac, who… Continue reading A Week in Huaraz – 6 days of trekking paradise

Travel

Time to leave Peru – The next destination

Hello everyone! I just got back from my trip to Huaraz in Peru, which is located 7-9 hours (depends on traffic) north of Lima. I will be creating blog posts, sharing my stories, sharing advice, and sharing the beautiful pictures like featured in this blog, but today I have some incredibly special news to share… Continue reading Time to leave Peru – The next destination

Life Advice, Lima, Peru

The benefits of traveling

Where to start! So you want to know the benefits of traveling?! What could possibly be so great about traveling long term. Well, let me tell you that traveling is not all about sitting on a beach all day drinking margaritas - but I can do that more often now since the ocean is like… Continue reading The benefits of traveling