Peru · Travel

Househunting Peru

A few of you were wondering how we found a long term house to live in here in Urubamba. Back in the U.S. I sometimes watched a show call Househunters, they even had a Househunters International. Househunting in Peru (at least for us) was quite a bit different than on those shows, but nonetheless I… Continue reading Househunting Peru

Chile · Family · Peru · Travel

The Journey to Cusco

It started with goodbyes. I didn’t think it would be this hard to leave Chile, but it was. We came to Chile, not because it was on our bucket list, but to visit family. Israel’s sister has lived with her family in Santiago for three years and ever since she moved down here we thought… Continue reading The Journey to Cusco

Perspective · Travel


The problem with the travel bug is: once you get it the itch doesn’t go away, the more you travel the worse the itch to travel gets. The further you go, you learn about more places that you just need to explore. Now that we’ve been in Chile and Argentina, I feel that Patagonia is… Continue reading Decisions

Chile · Perspective · Travel

Jovani’s 7th Birthday

It was important to me to be somewhere special on Jovani’s birthday. But by the time it rolled around we were fed up with our situation. We were fed up dealing with no internet, fleas, a mysterious rash, and rats! We were less than thrilled to be stuck where we were especially after I discovered… Continue reading Jovani’s 7th Birthday

Chile · Travel

La Ballena

We are going a bit stir crazy with the lack of internet access, but there is still plenty to do around here. Between the dog’s care, the gardens, and keeping the house and AirBnB clean, our days are never empty. Santiaguenses come to the beach to get away from the heat in the city. Santiago… Continue reading La Ballena

Chile · Family · Travel


We were thrust from one world into another in one car ride. Traveling does that to you, it doesn’t just take you to different places, but to whole other worlds. Sometimes this can happen in just a few hours. In three hours we went from a dusty, internet deprived cabin on the beach with spectacular… Continue reading Babysitting

Chile · Travel


The next four or five blog posts were written over the past month while we were on our housesit. I wasn’t able to post them at the time of writing due to our lack of internet. I will schedule them to post every few days over the two weeks so that you guys can catch… Continue reading Housitting