Annoying Traveler Profile: The Wannabe Kerouac

You know the guy. He’s in your hostel dorm, shirtless, wearing a pair of¬†Hawaiian-patterned board shorts, and he’s telling anyone and everyone¬†he can’t wait to get “back on the road”. What “the road” refers to is an ever-changing enigma, meaning anything from an unspecified spiritual place where profound soul-searching happens and existential crises are explored…

Puno to Cusco (Peru) by any means necessary

If I get a ticket from place A to place B from a bus station, I expect the entirety of that journey to be made by bus. So when I bought a bus ticket in Peru from Puno to Cusco, I was expecting to heave my rucksack onto a bus, then curl up in my…