Karikuy 2011: A Sneak Peek

For the past four years the months’ of February and March have always been the most constructive time for the Karikuy Organization. A time where I find myself in front of a computer for hours either updating the website, running our annual contest, conducting volunteer interviews or working on the day to day administration of the organization. These two months are generally slower for Karikuy Tours Peru as the travel season in the country begins to gain momentum in April and peak in August. February and March give me ample time to put my thinking cap on and really work on the organization and our future projects as a whole. For that reason I want to share our progress with those of you keeping up to date with Karikuy and the work being done on our programs and website. [Continue reading…]

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Exciting, Colourful and Honest Lima: My First Impression

I’ve only been in Peru for a mere couple of days and already I don’t know how I will be able to leave Lima. The city is an explosion of the senses in itself. Around every corner and down every new street I walk there is someone selling something that puts anything I’ve ever tasted to shame. I was first blown away by how fresh the food is here. Just yesterday I ate a chicken that I’m sure was alive and running around that same morning. Visit Peru for a day and I guarantee you will never eat frozen bread, frozen dinners or canned anything ever again. [Continue reading…]

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