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If you suddenly discover that your children's grandparents have gone missing, check their closets to see if their backpacks-on-wheels are gone. Then check your email to see if they sent a quick message from an internet cafe in a South American city. They may have done it again.
Posted on April 15, 2013 at 10:33am
After all the heavy discussions about kidnappings and terrorist groups in Peru, this is hysterical . . .
gives new meaning to the expression "helicopter" mom
Thanks for ignoring me and thanks for not butting in to my life. But mostly thanks for not contacting the Peruvian authorities while I was traveling during the US citizen kidnapping…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2013 at 7:37pm
I arrived in Cusco the day before the US embassy website posted the kidnapping advisory for US citizens in Cusco & Machu Picchu.
I spent the next week walking around the city of Cusco, often alone, and went to the village of Ollantaytambo for a hike to unknown ruins.
I made a short video of my observations while in Cusco that I hope will address some of these questions . . .…Continue
Posted on February 26, 2013 at 11:29am
My God, it wasn't just your run-of-the-mill gorgeous outdoor destination, it was a freaking, sparsely populated island in the Galapagos! "How could you people walk away from the sky and ensconce yourselves in walls. For chrissakes, come outside and sleep!"
Those were the thoughts that passed through my mind as I dragged my mattress off the rustic, yet sturdy, hand-cut, wooden bed frame and dragged it across the floor of the cutest little cabin I'd ever been in, and slammed it down…
Posted on February 14, 2013 at 12:49pm — 1 Comment