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March 2017

Floods in Peru: traveling in the beginning of a natural disaster

By | March 28th, 2017|Categories: Peru|Tags: , , , |

  The day had arrived!  I was waiting so long for this moment. Embarking on a new adventure to one of the most exotic destinations in the world, the Amazon, filled me with excitement.  The place in question?  A little town in the province of San Martin called Tarapoto.  Why was I moving there? Well, [...]

December 2016

The day my boyfriend left me at the airport and how it changed my life

By | December 28th, 2016|Categories: Solo travel|Tags: , |

I am finally in Russia, after all the hoops I had to jump through to get a visa. The immigration officer seems taken from a cold war movie. He asks me some short, direct questions with a harsh voice tone, looks at me in the eye and stamps my passport. Welcome to St. Petersburg. [...]