Tag Archive: Peru

“Concerning couguar,” in Terrain

Concerning Lyons, I will not say that I ever saw any my selfe, but some affirme that they have seene a Lyon at Cape Anne which is not above six leagues from Boston;… Continue reading

“Erratics,” in Imagination & Place: Cartography

The nosebleed was the first sign that I was probably out of my element. “Shit, honey, you have blood on your face,” Ben said. We’d only been hiking for twenty minutes and had… Continue reading

“Below the Surface” in Vela Magazine

  At one point Alejandro tosses a fish and it hits me across the face, like a slap on the cheek. “Disculpa, señora, disculpa!” he says, apologizing quickly before he’s back to snapping… Continue reading

Travels in Peru: Cullebrayoc and Quincemil

We didn’t take a bus to Cullebrayoc. And Cullebrayoc isn’t so much a place as a crook in the road–one of those hairpin turns with a single structure at the edge of the… Continue reading

Travels in Peru: Tinke to Marcapata

On Friday, June 29th, Ben and I sat in the main plaza of the town of Tinke–3 hours east of Cusco. “The bus will come through some time in late afternoon,” Jason had… Continue reading

Travels in Peru: Lima to Tinke

The next few posts are dedicated, much belatedly, to my travels in Peru. I was lucky enough to receive a Nationality Room Scholarship from the University of Pittsburgh this summer–The George F. and… Continue reading

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