What A Trump Win Feels Like to an American Woman in Peru

The first thing I said today, to anyone, was “don’t talk to me, not about that, not right now.” That was the very first thing that came out of my mouth.

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Lake Titicaca

One of the most beautiful places I’ve had the pleasure of visiting is Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru. From sleeping in huts with locals, to shopping on floating islands made of ‘totoro’ reeds, to lounging on top of a tourist yacht, you could say it was the weekend of a lifetime.

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El Mundo Real - Cusco

I’ve officially been living in Cusco for four days, but it feels like it’s been weeks.

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Originally from the “Midwestern Paradise” of Appleton, WI, I am a student at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI.
This fall (2016) I am living and studying in Cusco, Peru.
I’m a lifelong tree-lover with a new found love for the mountains. Self-proclaimed explorer, self-acknowledged nut job, always looking for new adventures.
Posting anything and everything that comes to mind.