On Saturday we were able to be part of “The March for Jesus”. It is a parade that the evangelical churches in Peru do to show the city of Cusco that Jesus is alive! The entire month of June there are parades and festivities commemorating almost anything you could think of. To be able toContinue reading “March for Jesus”
For those of you who haven’t heard we were denied visas for the girls by the U.S. embassy. It came as a complete shock to us and we were devastated when the man gave us the girls’ passports back and said no. I won’t re-hash all the details but if you’d like to know youContinue reading “No visas”
While we are stuck in Lima we decided to get some dental work done. It was actually a pleasant experience. It was the girls first time at the dentist and they were excited! We each got a checkup and cleaning for the cost of a co-pay in the U.S.
We are on the road! Right now we are in Lima. Our adventure started on Monday when we flew to Lima that night we took the bus to Huanuco, Peru (9 hour ride). As soon as we arrived in Huanuco on Tuesday morning we got cleaned up and took a colectivo (cheap taxi) to AcomayoContinue reading “Tying up loose ends”
Today Cusco and the rest of Peru celebrated Corpus Cristi. To Cusqueños it is one of the most important traditions and religious festivals of the year; to me it is one of the most confusing traditions. It is a festival that supposedly honors Christ but it ends up honoring all the other saints that theyContinue reading “Corpus Cristi festival”