Category Archive: Peru

Never Make a Bucket List

The bucket list. Presumably everyone has one, in varying states of completion. A bucket list is, quite simply, a list of things you want to do before you die, a.k.a. “kick the bucket”, goals you are deferring to a later date and time. I am here to tell you one thing: never make a bucket …

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Friday Flashback-Sunrise at Machu Picchu, Peru

Darkness was lifting quickly, the sense of urgency growing with every twist and turn as the tourist van lazily drove up the mountain towards Machu Picchu. Didn’t the driver know we all woke up this early to watch the sunrise? And if he didn’t hurry we would miss it? We were running on 4 hours …

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