As I was climbing up Machu Picchu with the rain permeating my rain jacket, my backpack and every layer of clothing on me saturated through, I thought to myself …why am I doing this and why didn’t I wear waterproof mascara. A self declared “experienced hiker” had just explained to me that the path was too dangerous ahead with “torrential” rain, and that she was turning back, plus that I should too. (more…)
About a month ago I signed-up to a group called “Comunidad Po” to travel out of Santiago for a long weekend – and it was one of the best decisions I made.
As you’ve probably astutely noticed from the title of this blog I managed to tick an item off my bucket list! I rode a horse (something I’ve loved to do since I was a kid) on the country side of South America!! (I’m refraining from using even more exclamation marks). If you can believe it, this amazing experience of galloping on a horse in the spectacular forest and beach of Pichilemu wasn’t even the best part of my weekend. (more…)
It will be May on Sunday, but this month unlike the two years previous, I will not be partaking in any graduation parades. I also won’t be internally celebrating my progress from the previous academic year, like I had every year before that (because I did not study last year). (more…)