Lacking access to a beach, or even the park across the street, we had a picnic on the roof. It's been raining often this week, but it should be the end of the rainy season now, so I hope we can have more sunny picnics. What I really hope is that some of the quarantine restrictions will be lifted so we can have a picnic in the park, or the hills above town.
COVID-19 in Cusco: Quarantine Week 6 April 25th 2020 Sunday, 19 April, 2020
35 days down, 7 more to go
I’ve been looking forward to today all week! My housemates and I have been planning a picnic on the roof today. I chose Sunday because we’re not allowed to leave the house and I wanted to have something to look forward to. Yesterday and Friday it rained and hailed, so I was delighted to see bright sunshine this morning.
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South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
I live in Cusco, Peru and will be posting mostly about my trips around Peru and South America. From August 2012 to June 2014 I lived in Dhaka, Bangladesh and blogged about living there and traveling around Southeast Asia. This blog also contains my stories from living in Istanbul, two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, and some other travels. ... full info