Swim Meets; Universally Boring, but always an Experience!

Last weekend (June 24-26), I competed in the 2011 Peruvian National Short-Course Master’s Swim Meet. I’ve been swimming for my entire life, but never really thought I’d be able to say that I competed in a national competition outside of my home country! [Continue reading…]

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Re-Reverse-Culture-Shock. One month in Peru!

Álo Karikuy followers. I’m Jacqui (also known as Cuy), the newest volunteer to start blogging here! I’m in a bit of a different situation from the rest of the Karikuy bunch in that I’ve already spent a good amount of time here in Peru. I was an exchange student in Lima for my senior year of high school from July 2009 to June 2010. Now, I’m back “home” (living in my host’s family guest room) because I couldn’t imagine spending my summer vacation anywhere else. [Continue reading…]

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