Crossing Borders..

This is a long story, but I assure you, it ends well. Three years ago I went on my first trip to Peru. I had never been backpacking before, nor had I ever traveled alone. I probably never would have, except that my boyfriend and I broke up a week …

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A Glimpse of Clarity at Last

I have been in crisis mode for the past few days. I have not made a friend, and I have felt very lost and lonely. I bought a new necklace today, a beautifully wrapped rose quartz. I don’t know why that feels important but somehow it does. A new necklace, …

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The Valley of Longevity

I hopped on my hour late bus yesterday evening from Mancora. Those goodbyes were pretty damn hard. When I got on the bus the few others said they were going to Lima, 20 hours south of Mancora, in Peru… and I was heading to Loja, Ecuador, 14 hours north of …

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