Hi, it’s Oscar. Yesterday, I went to an Astrid y Gaston restaurant called La Barra. I wanted to go there because my dad told me that there was guinea pig on the menu. It is one of Peru’s prized possession. Nana and I were the only who wanted to eat guinea pig. As we were … More Yo comí cuy!
My parents arrived in Peru on Sunday evening. When they heard that we would be here for the summer, they immediately booked their tickets and planned for all of us to visit Machu Picchu together. No matter where one of my siblings are, (especially if it’s an exotic location), my parents will make sure they … More Welcome to Peru, Nana and Pa!
It’s Sofia! This weekend, on Saturday for lunch, we went to a buffet chain restaurant in the Barranco neighborhood called Rustica. (The Peruvians love buffets.) There was a band and the waiters do crazy dances on top of a long bar table while you wait on different lines to get authentic Peruvian food including Alpaca … More Buffet Party!!!
Hi, it’s Oscar. Today I played a baseball game. Daddy and I had to get there really early. My team is called the Pumas. I played short stop and second base. At the game we lost 5-4. But we played really well, tried hard and had fun. We played a team called the Dragons. The … More Pumas Baseball
We are very slowly…muy lentatmente (I had to look that up, by the way)…settling into a routine. Which so far seems to be: school, supermarket, a long walk that involves ice cream, relaxing after the walk, back to the apartment. It doesn’t sound like much but some how, so far, it seems to fill the … More The Routine, So Far
Today we took Oscar to his first baseball class at the Pumas Beisbol Club, a dedicated group of kids and coaches playing ball in the land of futbol. It was a true urban stadium in the middle of the La Victoria district but Oscar had a blast despite the language barrier. I don’t know how … More Baseball in Peru
Oscar diligently doing homework while on vacation.
The last time I lived abroad was over a decade ago. When we moved to London, Sean and I had no kids (just one very naughty beagle) and were ready to get out of New York and be somewhere different. After studying in Spain in college (why oh why didn’t I keep up with my … More From London to Lima