Landslides, Visionary Art and a Piece of Europe: Pucallpa to Tarma

The six hour journey from Tingo María to Pucallpa was concerning me a little: according to my Lonely Planet, rapes and robberies at gunpoint have been reported. The area is one of the last bastions of the Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path), and even though the risk is currently very low, Continue Reading

San Martín: Moyobamba and Tarapoto

The department of San Martín welcomed me with muggy weather. There is a sudden change you can’t help but notice when traveling from sierra (the mountains) to selva (the jungle), and it’s not only the weather. As the temperatures get higher, trousers get tighter and shorter, and necklines get lower. The streets Continue Reading

Actitud Mental Positiva Permanente

Rancho al Mar, Progreso, 27.05.16 – sometime between 12 and 1 PM. My days here are so full of emotions that I hardly find the time to sit down and write. I have been in Bahía Drake for three days now – how misleading can first impressions be! The colectivo Continue Reading