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Peru ~ MEDLife Trip
May 3rd-12th, 2014 (after third year uni)
Friends (went on own & met people): Jessica Farber (New Jersey/McGill Uni), Lily Li (Manitoba/McGill Uni), Becky Muller (Chicago/ Vanderbilt uni), Hannah Blanchard (Minnesota/West Virginia uni), Nick Vranich (Pittsburgh/ Miami uni) ~ South Florida Uni (tampa), Michigan …
... bordering the Pacific and spent the afternoon window shopping and people watching. What a mix of nationalities and languages. The Larco Mar shopping center had all the usual American chain stores with a few alpaca and vicuna stores thrown in. Beautiful goods but too warm for Miami. Lunch was at a Peruvian restaurant-we passed up Chili's and TGI Fridays-and tried ...
So Peru was just one big awesome adventure. But I'll try to be brief. Having jumped on the bus tour we stopped at Huacachina, a desert oasis, for sand boarding, dune buggying, and Halloween partying. A morning spent in a very small plane flying over the amazing Nazca lines (and feeling more than a little bit sick. It was a very small plane!). We used Arequipa, a cool little city, as our access point to the Colca Canyon, the second biggest canyon in the world. A ...
Hola y bienvenido to Lima, the capital of Peru. Since this is both our first time visiting South America we had no idea what to expect - but hey how hard could it be...we've been to Delhi? For starters it is a Spanish speaking country like the rest of South America except Brazil (which speaks Portuguese). Unlike Asia the locals can not speak Ingles, which we have actually discovered is a positive since we can ignore the beggars or sellers who approach us. Armed with an ...
... the defining mood of the modern era is one of disappointment. That is not just my opinion: it's as near a fact as such things can be. People are measurably less happy today than they were fifty years ago, when we first started measuring, despite staggering improvements in material well-being. There is much to feel proud of, of course, advances in conquering disease being just one example, and we live longer - but prompting the question, for what?