Postcards from Peru: Day 2 Lima

Hola! Greetings from Lima, Peru!  Lima is the bustling capital city of Peru, home to 10 million people.  It is also said to be the food capital of South America. 22 hours after I left my house in Michigan, I arrived at 1900 Backpackers, my home for the first two nights in Peru.  1900 Backpackers…

Postcards from Peru: Day 1 Anticipation and Gratitude

Greetings from 30,000 feet!   My journey has begun!!!!  15 years in the making and I am on my first flight (of 8) on a journey of a lifetime!  Peru here I come!  I have my 40L backpack, filled to the brim with only the necessities to get me through 2 weeks in Peru, including…

Georgia: Gorgeous Savannah

Savannah: Skidaway Island Marathon, State #18 Skidaway Island is near Savannah, Georgia, and is a short drive away from Charleston, South Carolina, so we decided to visit both in one extra┬álong weekend. ┬áThis particular trip was special because my mom and my boyfriend Jeff came along to support me (and perhaps to eat pralines (pronounced…