On the Road Again September 25th 2008 I landed in Lima late in the evening and was immediately surprised by how efficient everything seemed. I got off the plane and through customs in less than ten minutes, the bathrooms were cleaner than O´Hare´s, which really isn´t saying that much, and I got my baggage without waiting too long. I walked outside and there was the guy waiting with a sign to take me to my hostel. I was amazed. It d ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima 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 quit my cushy job in health care software in January of 2008 and hit the road with my younger brother Darren (the one on the left of the photo). We had plane tickets to South East Asia and not much of a plan beyond that. It turned into one of the best years of my life. And, as a result of this blog, I convinced many of my friends to leave their uninspiring jobs and travel as well!
I am now finishing medical school in the United States and starting residency shortly. Money is tight, becoming a MD has me pinned down, but I jump at every opportunity I can to get out on the road.... full info