City in the Clouds

From Lima, our group took a short flight to Cusco. Flying is really the best way to get to Cusco since the terrain and infrastructure make the journey a difficult one totaling close to 24 hours.  And the view from the plane window is incredible (check out my Instagram!) Cusco is almost 12,000 feet above sea level. … More City in the Clouds

A few days in Lima

We spent 4 days in Lima on my trip to Peru.  We arrived at the airport late, around 11 or so.  The airport seemed small, and we found it strange that after people picked up their checked bags, the luggage was still subject to security screening. We stayed in Miraflores, a nice (and more popular … More A few days in Lima

Half Full

School is over for the semester, and I feel the desire to do just about everything. I want to decorate and paint, take trips and watch movies, Christmas shop and read books. It’s just like when I was in college.  I work my ass off for that ultimate goal of it being done. I am here … More Half Full

Southern France: Travels to Nice & Toulouse

[For a little background check out: https://beingcognizant.wordpress.com/2015/10/29/memories-learns-from-my-trip-to-france/] We arrived to Nice at 2 in the afternoon. If you’ve flown into Nice and looked out the window, you might have just gotten one of the most beautiful views I’ve seen from a plane window. (Check it out on my Instagram!) Once we arrived, we bought a bus … More Southern France: Travels to Nice & Toulouse