Hi all! I’m currently writing from the hostel in Puno. We’ve come back here after 3 days on the Karina project to do laundry and run errands. This past week, we arrived in Puno on Monday. Then on Tuesday, we did some tourist stuff, visiting the Uros Islands and Taquile, which is a peninsula. The… Read More


It’s hard to believe that we’ve already been in Peru for a week. It feels like only yesterday that we were jet-laggedly meeting at the hostel in Arequipa for the first time. We’ve done a lot of exploring of the area around the square, and eaten lots of yummy food. The trout I had at… Read More


Hi! My name is Aela, I’m 19, from the United States, and I’m super excited to go on the April trip to Peru. I decided to take a gap year between high school and college to take a little break from the stresses of school and because I haven’t really gotten a chance to do… Read More