Going it Alone: Volunteering in Peru

Traveling alone is a bit like riding a Ferris wheel. You savor the ride knowing that the views from the top will be worth it but there is always that lingering doubt that you could fall out of the carriage at any moment. A thin piece of metal is all the separates you from certain death. Aside from short occasional solo trips, I’ve mostly traveled in small to exceptionally large groups. My family enjoys exploring the world but we venture out in packs, taking on the unfamiliar in safe numbers. [Continue reading…]

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