Ramadan and Idul Fitri is always an interesting time to be in a country with a predominantly Muslim population. For […]
Aarti GardeHaving spent a number of years in various corporate jobs in India, working 11 hours a day 5 days a week, I became a trailing expat spouse in 2011, living first in Vietnam, then in Indonesia, and now in Peru. I spend my days dreaming, hate housework, love my hobbies, need to exercise and lose weight, love to travel, and yes, love my gadgets. Occasionally I get nostalgic pangs and yearn for the corporate life, the sense of achievement, and the security it offered. On the flip side, I've learnt new skills, new languages, started up and closed a business in Indonesia and now call myself a photographer/traveler.
Of Butterflies, Dragonflies, Flies, and How Time Flies
My first foray into macro photography
2015 in review
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at […]
The Hills Are Alive!
The day after my Lago Titicaca exploration, we were scheduled to fly out from Puno back to Lima. Woke up […]
A Lake in the Mountains
Lake Titicaca features in geography text books as the highest navigable lake in the world. I missed that nugget when […]
The Route of the Sun
From Cusco, we were headed to Puno, to see the Lake Titicaca. I would have liked to go by train, […]
Been here, done this… The mother of all tourism in Peru: Machu Picchu
Peru is practically synonymous with Machu Picchu, and the thought that I would travel to the country and not see […]
There’s a lot to do in Cusco!
Day 2 in Cusco dawned a little overcast and grim, quite like my mood carried forward from the previous evening. […]
Walking in Cusco..or..the day I lost my iPhone
I’ve spent a lot of time planning this mini-travel within Peru, to Cusco and Machu Picchu. Initially, Souvik was only […]
Colours of Barranco
The bike tour from the day before opened my eyes to the Bohemian district of Barranco. While most parts of […]