Current Trip 4

Current Trip 4

TBLI Reflection VI: How to Measure a Journey?

I never thought I’d be relieved to see the burro-belly white skies of Lima. After two weeks in the desert I was ready to...

TBLI Reflection V: Latin American Horror Stories

The wet-rag relief of Chiclayo disappeared within moments of entering the market. A jigsaw of scaffolding stifled the Southern breeze and knotted fists of...

TBLI Reflection IV: Universal Stories

After story-time in Cura Mori, we began the long trip back to Paita. The sun falls fast near the equator and by the time...

TBLI Reflection III: Suspended Disbelief Beneath the Desert Sky

In Northern Peru, dogs can cure asthma. The proper proportions of pollen, aloe, and roasted herbs will cleanse the body of appendicitis, and a...

TBLI Reflection II: Piura, Paita and Yacila

The region of Piura is unique to Peru in that it’s quite isolated; a province lopped off from the rest of the country by...

TBLI Reflection I: Exploring the Peruvian Identity

My first day in Lima, I woke up in a dustbowl. Far from the metropolitan district of Miraflores, Lima’s cultural hub most often seen...