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Photo Friday - Tarapoto

This week’s Photo Friday was also used in today’s post, about my mildly disaster-ridden trip to the Cataratas de Ahuashiyacu in Tarapoto. Although Tarapoto’s town centre is fairly modern, this dirt street – lined with small, one-storey houses with corrugated iron roofs – is fairly typical of the outskirts of most towns we visited in Peru. 90 more words



I can’t decide if this most recent viral video is a stroke of genius, a joke, or simple and pure luck.

This Canadian guy, Jared, was visiting Peru when he decided to take a #Selfie next to the train tracks…and ends up getting kicked in the head by the conductors boot. 410 more words

Peruvian Immersion For A Day @ National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Date of Visit: March 29 2014

If your much anticipated hiking trip to Peru is cancelled what would you do?  Well, Bestie and I made a road trip to Canberra to gawk at the exotic Inca treasures of the ancient Peruvian civilisation at the National Gallery of Art in Canberra – aptly called… 835 more words


Foreign Special Operations Roundup, News, and Future projects

One of my favorite subjects to research is foreign Special Operations units.  Many of our allied SOF units are very professional and I think much more proficient than we often give them credit for.  1,166 more words


WATCH: Guy takes selfie in front of moving train, gets kicked in head

TORONTO – Train engineers really don’t like it when you get too close to a moving train, especially when it’s for a silly photo op. 256 more words


Mass Evacuation Ordered after UBINAS Eruption


Ubinas Volcano spews 3.2km-high plumes of toxic ash

Some 4,000 residents and more than 40,000 animals are being evacuated to a “safety zone” about  20km from Peru’s most active volcano. 217 more words

Global Disaster Watch

Peru, The Inca Wonder [Part 2]

The Amazon rainforest, also known as Amazonia, is the Lungs of our planet. The life source of Amazonia, the Amazon River, begins in the Peruvian Andes and winds its way to the northern South America. 121 more words