The Kuelap ruins are actually older than Macchu Picchu. They were found/discovered in 1843. Abandoned after the Incas conquered the Chachapoyas before the Spanish arrived. The entire area had been forgotten for quite some time.
From Moyobamba, my sights were intent on getting to Yurimaguas to meet with Nathan and organize my Amazon adventure. This involved getting a combi from Moyobamba to Tarapoto then another from Tarapoto to Yurimaguas and then a boat onto Lagunas.
An Inner Sense of Calm. It’s spiritual but not. It’s like the joy that you get when you see you’re first born child, or the happiness on your wedding day…only it’s not. It’s different in a way that I can’t really express.
This is a continuation of a previous posting on The Gritty Side of Medellin. Originally, I had intended to post a summary of both of the unique barrios of Comuna 13 in Medellin and the […]
Many travelers, including myself at times tend to stay in the more posh, safe and mainstream areas of a foreign city. I like to go out of the box and explore the grittier side of […]
I had intentionally set out this January with the RY group knowing that they would be my crutch, my safety net, my security, my solace and hopefully my confidence builder to get back into solo […]
As I’m interacting with some of the members of Remote Year, I find myself sharing some of the more impactful travel stories that I’ve had along the way. The sugarplum is a locally named fruit […]
If there’s one thing that I have taken away from my first Remote Year month in Mexico City it’s that I really don’t know as much as I thought I knew. Being from small-town Indiana […]
The annual Vegas travel nurse event is finally over. I met some wonderful new friends and re-connected with some old ones. The travelers conference has been an amazing opportunity for me to assist in connecting […]
Next Stop… Ainsworth State Park, (Just East of Portland OR) Sept 20 – October 4th I was really looking forward to being in Oregon. It’s such a beautiful state and it didn’t disappoint on this […]