As I continue to look for the silver linings of quarantine in Peru, and the pandemic in general, I have found that staring out the same window into the top of the same pear tree, has given me a lot of opportunities to get photos of the birds who hang out there.
COVID-19 in Cusco: Quarantine Week 8 May 9th 2020 Sunday, 3 May, 2020
49 days down, 7 more to go (I hope)
Today I made my website live! www.heatherjasper.com
As with any piece of writing, I wouldn’t call it done, but I had to set myself a deadline to be done enough at some point. It’s been a good creative project to keep me busy and I’ll continue to work on it, especially since I have at least another week of sitting at home ... read more
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