Category: Food & Drink

Coffee Yogurt

When I was little – and I mean like, four – my favourite treat was a cup of coffee yogurt. Don’t worry, I turned out okay. Right? Finding coffee yogurt was easy in Montreal. I clearly wasn’t the… Read More

Running Dreams and the Middle 500.

Back in the days of rowing, one of the most dreaded races was the 2000m. Too long to be an all-out sprint, to short to be a steady strong pace, it was the middle-child of rowing distances that… Read More

Edmonton! … And Wine!

I woke up at 5am, but I had a really good reason for it. It was Hillary’s birthday, which meant party in Edmonton!! The party itself was fantastic. There were fancy cheeses and fancy wines and great people… Read More

Oh Calgary!

There’s something about living in a city that I will never get tired of. It has something to do with the inordinate number of strange people who congregate that adds a certain unpredictable interestingness. For example, in the… Read More

Arequipa, the “White City”

Puno wasn’t one of my favourite places. There was something I couldn’t quite put my finger on, but it left me feeling like I was constantly ready to move on. Maybe we were just staying in the wrong… Read More

The Islands of Lake Titicaca

It was time for a boat ride. The other morning, we woke up early, packed an overnight bag, and took a small boat out to visit the islands of Lake Titicaca. Our first stop was to visit the… Read More

Onward to Puno

Following our brief stay in Aguas Calientes after the Inca Trail, we hopped on a train back to Ollantaytambo before catching a crazy taxi back to Cuzco. The taxi drove like a madman, weaving through the highways and… Read More

The Inca Trail

Look at it this way: it’s taken me several days following that trek to get up the energy to write about it. Below is the day-to-day breakdown of the Trail, followed by some recommendations should you ever think… Read More

The Sacred Valley

Not far from Cuzco lies the Sacred Valley. It’s a spot littered with beautiful archaeological sites. I’m amazed at how the ancient Incans managed to mason large stone blocks together so well. Massive boulders interlock perfectly with each… Read More

Exploring Lima and Heading to Cuzco

After landing in Lima, we decided to stay for a few days, just relaxing off the jetlag and catching the sites around town. We took some time to go down to Central Lima, taking the micro buses, which… Read More