Monthly Archives: April 2017

All things food!

As I have previously commented, we do our grocery shopping both at mercados (markets with lots of small stalls), and big grocery stores. There are 3 main grocery store chains, one company owning 2 of them – I am not … Continue reading

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A weekend trip to Paracas National Reserve – a really big desert along the sea

Sorry for not having posted for a few weeks. I just finished two weeks of intensive Spanish in preparation for doing my first interviews in the coming weeks.  It certainly was a good refresher/revision of many important parts of the … Continue reading

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Reflections on living in a big city – or welcome to my existential crisis?

I feel I can now say that we have acclimatized to the big city life in Lima.  I probably noticed it a few weeks ago.  It probably helped that the weather had become cooler so the shock of the heat … Continue reading

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