Sports Day in Peru

At 11 am, locals started coming for the sports tournament. It was so warm that I tried to stay in the shade of the banana trees (never thought I’d say that) and it was still hot. A group of us Americans formed a volleyball team to play the locals. Alicia made a delicious lunch of…

Sudadero: Small Peruvian Town & the joy within

After morning prayer and breakfast, Brandon, Katie, Ally, Estar, Father Isaac and I went to Sudadero. The teachers are on strike so the children didn’t have any school today or any where to go. At first we tried to get into their community center (which is actually just a shed) but it was locked. So…

Prison Time: My experience at a Peruvian Prison

Everything was checked. We weren’t allowed to take in our phones or any electronic devices. The lady even flipped through my book I had with me. She gave me a pat down and checked my waist band and yelled something at me in Spanish that I didn’t understand. I had to get my arm stamped at two different locations and…