Tag Archives: arequipa

Tripping on San Pedro in Peru

Posted on 20. Jan, 2017 by .


Contributed story from a Gonzo journalist who takes the hallucinogenic drug, San Pedro, on a 19-hour bus ride in southern Peru.

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Why Arequipa if Awful for Children

Posted on 10. Jan, 2017 by .


Arequipa in southern Peru is unaccommodating for children and offers few family-friendly activities.

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Who Spammed Santa Catalina?

Posted on 01. Mar, 2015 by .


Who put the black-hat SEO links on the website of the Santa Catalina monastery, the 5th most visited tourist site in Peru?

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Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts are not Paleo

Posted on 09. Feb, 2015 by .


An overview of the Arequipa tradition of sucking bones and eating skin, as well as some local varieties of animal organs.

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Mollendo, Peru in Pictures

Posted on 06. Feb, 2015 by .


Description of the beach town, Mollendo, in southern Peru with over 70 pictures

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Dogs in Latin America vs. the U.S.

Posted on 19. Mar, 2014 by .


I discuss the difference in attitudes toward dogs in Latin America vs. the U.S.

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Contributed Story: Robbed by Arequipa Taxi

Posted on 09. Apr, 2013 by .


Contributed story of an American who was robbed after hailing an unregistered taxi in Arequipa, Peru.

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Arequipa Day and Arequipeño Pride

Posted on 29. Nov, 2012 by .


Description of hometown pride in Arequipa, Peru and their massive Arequipa holiday.

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10 Things to Eat in Arequipa

Posted on 13. Nov, 2012 by .


Descriptions and pictures of the best local food from Arequipa, Peru.

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Colombia vs. Peru for Expats

Posted on 23. Sep, 2012 by .


SUMMARY:A breakdown by several criteria for which is the better country for expats to live in: Colombia or Peru.

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Marrying Milagros

Posted on 14. Sep, 2012 by .


SUMMARY: Announcing my marriage to my last Peruvian girlfriend, Milagros, in Peru on April 28, 2012 at San Agustin church in downtown Arequipa.

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Contributed Story: Locked Up in Arequipa, Peru

Posted on 28. May, 2012 by .


SUMMARY: Gringo expat buddy tells the story of when he was locked up after a wild night of debauchery in Arequipa, Peru.

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Peruvian Food: The Best in Latin America

Posted on 31. Jan, 2012 by .


SUMMARY: Pictures and descriptions of the best Peruvian dishes.

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Santa Catalina Monastery in Arequipa, Peru

Posted on 26. Jan, 2012 by .


SUMMARY: Pictures of the historic Santa Catalina monastery in downtown Arequipa, Peru.

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Pictures of Arequipa, Peru

Posted on 19. Jan, 2012 by .


SUMMARY: Pictures of Peru’s second largest city in the South of the country, Arequipa.

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Weightlifting in Latin America

Posted on 24. Sep, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: I describe the weightlifting scene in Latin America and contrast it with America’s.

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