I am a girl-person who likes nerdy-person things.
You’ve probably heard that coca is a huge part of Andean culture, which is a little like saying corn is a huge part of American culture—it’s true in a textbook sense, but it doesn’t come anywhere close to communicating the crop’s sheer ubiquity from a cultural standpoint.
Your aventuras en Peru are super exciting (and nostalgic) to read, I lived in Ecuador for 6 months on a study abroad program but didn’t have enough time or money to visit Peru.
No Peru especially sucked since (due to heavy US anti-narcotic influence) there is like, no coca leaf present in most of Ecuador. I had the tea a couple times when I was sick since it helped my headache, but I never got the opportunity to try the leaf itself.
Thanks for educating us!
A thing I was not expecting happened and then ANOTHER THING I WAS NOT EXPECTING HAPPENED ON TOP OF THAT.
I’m Skypeing my boyfriend while he’s playing Planetside 2 and I’m watching Attack on Titan, and it looked like he was writing me a long message but then it turned out he wasn’t typing so I made a face at him, and then he sent me the message and it was
no jetpaks for you : (
Because my computer can’t run Planetside 2 due to graphics card limitations ahhhhhh you jerk.
I make him sound like an ass but he’s the best.