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Travel, Me, peru

Travel itineraries and how I don't have to be you

by Connie Tsang

Lima — When I come home from any trip, what I hold close to my heart — more than the memories of sites and having checked items off a bucket list — are the people and random experiences that go with them. I was in Peru for three and a half weeks and didn’t go to Macchu Picchu. That’s right. I went all the way down to Peru and didn’t go to the one place that everyone has on their 100 Things To Do Befor...

Travel, peru, money

American dolla-dolla bills: only the best accepted here

by Connie Tsang

Iquitos — I gave the man a whack of U.S. dollar bills. As in most countries that accept American currency, I was expecting a quick exchange, a flip through the stack of 20, a swift writing of a receipt, and bam...

Travel, inspiration, peru

On beach-bumming and teaching an old dog new tricks

by Connie Tsang

Lima — I was propped up on my elbows at the base of the Miraflores cliffs, beach-bumming and occasionally snickering at badly burned tourists while they hobbled behind their tanned surfing teachers, dragging...

Travel, peru, Pollution

Iquitos, Peru: Of Mototaxis and Migraines

by Connie Tsang

Iquitos — Ah, motorbikes: I love ‘em. The fresh air, the tips of hair tickling my chin, body melting into the curves of the road, wind whipping against my face as if to say, “KEEP RIDING! YOU ARE ALIVE! YOU ARE...

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