Monthly Archives: May 2016

Day 12: May 31

It is 10:11 PM in Cusco. It’s been a nice, relaxing night. Nothing too special has gone on today. I’m in a bit of a lull period before work starts for me in two days. I slept in and woke … Continue reading

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Day 11: May 30

It is 10:59 PM in Cusco. I am currently arguing with Adam Biesman on Facebook about what’s more impressive: LeBron’s appearing in 6 straight finals or the Warriors’ 73-9 regular season record (I’m all for LeBron; regular season means nothing. … Continue reading

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My time thus far in Peru

I arrived in Peru 10 days ago, but it feels like I’ve spent a life time learning, exploring, and getting acquainted with its rich atmosphere, culture, and history. When we first arrived in Urubamba, I was greeted by vast mountain … Continue reading

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May 30th

It’s now been 11 days since the DukeEngage Peru group has arrived, or as we like to call ourselves, the Cusquad and wow it feels like it was a lifetime ago when I hopped off the plane in Cusco breathing … Continue reading

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Day 10: May 29

It is 9:57 PM in Cusco. Not too much has gone on today. It’s been a nice, relaxing Sunday. Daniela and Luis were looking for Pepa all day, but the puppy still hasn’t been found. Marianela is pretty upset about … Continue reading

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5/29

I’ve had a great first full weekend in Cuzco! On Saturday morning we took a walk from the Plaza de Armas, the historic center of Cuzco to the statue of Cristo Blanco. Cristo Blanco is a statue of Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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All the Little Pieces

*NOTE: Some of this material may be disturbing to read. Additionally, the names of all the mothers and children have been changed for the sake of privacy Somewhere in the middle of Calle Ahuacpinta is a large brown doorway set … Continue reading

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Day 9: May 28

It is 11:23 PM in Cusco. I just had to drag Baruna out of my room so I could sleep (if he stays, he’ll jump on me very early in the morning). It’s been a very up-and-down day. Today was … Continue reading

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Fourteen Saints A-Dancing

*NOTE: This post covers events from May 25-26 Of all the questions I thought I’d ask, “That’s a tortilla?” was definitely not one. Growing up in California, I was primarily exposed to the Mexican tortilla – a paper-thin flatbread made … Continue reading

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5/28

In our first reflection session, we talked about what it means to have an open mind. Just like our discussion about culture last week, I felt that I had already learned and thought a lot about this concept from my … Continue reading

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