Having experienced 5 hours at the Minnesota State Fair, I can’t help but imagine a post-apocalyptic storyteller spinning a yarn that’s half as indulgent and twice as unbelievable as the real thing. Millions of people gather to celebrate the epitome of the epitome of life 150 years ago. Today’s best of yesterday’s best? You know […]
18 Apr 2018 (Lima, Peru): We walked and ate a lot today. Leah had another ceviche (seriously), I had 2 pollos a la brasa, we both had ice cream, etc etc. Most importantly, this city has really beautiful sunsets over the Pacific. And it feels only fitting that today’s photo should be a sunset. After […]
Day 102: Día de Ceviche
17 Apr 2018 (Lima, Peru): Ceviche might be Leah’s favorite food. I can’t count how many times on this trip she’s said she wants it or described it as “perfect” or asked me if I wanted to open a restaurant in Brooklyn Bridge Park or sung its praises in some other way. She was very […]
16 Apr 2018 (Colca Canyon, Peru): There’s a point atop a sweet canyon that used to be a sacred spot for pre-Incan Peruvians because the condors love flying around it, and the condors are super special (they have no natural predators). Then the Spanish put a big-ass cross on it. Now it’s full of tourists […]
15 Apr 2018 (Yanque, Peru): We’re on a little hike this afternoon and wat?! It’s really ridiculously beautiful. There’s also an active, steaming volcano in the background there.
14 Apr 2018 (Reserva Nacional de Salinas y Aguada Blanca, Peru): Well, we’ve been trasporting for kind-of-a-while. We left at 6pm yesterday, and we arrive at our place in Yanque at 2pm today. Along the way, the second bus stops a lot of times to enjoy the scenery (but more to buy shit because every […]