Yo comí cuy!

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!

Buffet Party!!!

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!!!

Pumas Baseball

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

The Routine, So Far

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

Baseball in Peru

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