Tag: Ica

An Accidental Bucket List

I love the idea of bucket lists, I really do. However, I’ve never taken the time to sit down and create a checklist of the things that I’d like to do before I die. This is mostly because I don’t plan to die, so I figure I have lots of time. If I were to …

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What’s a waiver?

As we approached the crest of the first dune, our driver turned to our group of 7 and said (in Spanish), “Sandboarding is dangerous. Be careful.” And with that, we were OFF! Straight down the dunes on either our stomach (me) or like a snowboard (Adam) at speeds of what felt like 30 mph. No …

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A bus ride to perspective

When explaining my reason for travelling to South America, I often told folks that I was looking for a new perspective on the world. I wanted to see how my life in one of the world’s most expensive cities compares to those in developing countries.  Yesterday, during our bus ride to Ica/Huacachina, my window provided …

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