Monthly Archives: May 2012

Leaving a continent – escape from Peru

At about 6:20 a.m., the door shut behind me at Pay Purix, the hostel that served as my base of operations in the last days on the South American continent. However, despite rehearsals and reconnaissance, the factor that I had … Continue reading

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Leaving a continent – impressions of Peru

After about five days on the road, and everything working out according to plan, I arrived at the gate of the Jorge Chávez International Airport at Lima. That’s when the low-budget nature of the trip caught up to me. Because the … Continue reading

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Leaving a continent – a travel log

International travel writing – yes, it’s been done before. Reviews of international travel writing as literature have even been done before; the most notable that comes to mind is Paul Theroux’s “The Old Patagonia Express,” a log of his journey … Continue reading

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