Coming Back

Coming back is everything I thought it would be. Seeing my friends and family, as well as coming back to the food I missed so much. after I got back the first thing I told my parents is that I want to go south of the border and get some tacos. When in Tijuana it …

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Field work in Jesus Maria

Doing field work in Jesus Maria was much different in comparison to Huanchaco and Huanchaquito. The reason for this difference from my perspective is the rural environment of the community. In Huanchaco, the tourist environment makes it a more friendly atmosphere to people coming from other countries. Huanchaquito is a right balance of both of …

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Project Progress

Hello all! We finished our 200 surveys about three weeks ago and started inputting the data we got two weeks ago. My part was to input all the raw data we got from the peri-urban town of Huanchaquito into to tables that were simple to understand and demonstrated the accurate data collected. Our project revolves …

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Meeting Juanita

Our first day in the city of Huanchaco, famous for their caballitos de totora and ceviche (of course), our mentor Douglas took us to the local market to meet Juanita, one of the curanderas Doug has worked with in his previous visits here in town. The Peru team were lucky enough to catch Juanita preparing …

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