Places I’ve Been

The great thing about Peru is that there are so many great things to see and places to visit. And this here, my friends,  is a list of all cool places I’ve been able to see during my service. If you’re coming to Peru for just a visit or you’re a prospective Peru PCV (or if you’re just curious!), feel free to look through to see what I thought of some of Peru’s attractions!

In Amazonas:



Laguna De Las Momias

In Ancash:

Huaraz, Yungay, Bolognesi

In Arequipa:

Juanita, The Ice Maiden, aka The Amapato Mummy

Santa Catalina Monastery

Zig Zag Restaurant

In Ica:

Huacachina Oasis

La Casa De Los Ballumbrosios (El Carmen, Chincha)

Hacienda San Jose

In Lima:

Catacombs of San Francisco

Historic Center

Huaca Pucllana

Larco Museum & National Archaeology Museum

Miraflores & Barranco

In Piura:

Plaza de Armas of Piura City

Pedrito’s Cevicheria

In Tumbes:

Playa Zorritos


6 Comments Add yours

  1. meiyan2014 says:

    This is a good post idea. I may use it if you don’t mind. Although I’ve already been to China, I think it would be fun to have a list of things to do, see, and eat. It will make for good memories.


    1. bdwhite says:

      No problem – steal away!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Ivory Price says:


    1) I wasn’t sure if I could email you directly, so here I am, in the comments sections.

    2) I have been following your blog sine about September and I’d just like to say you are giving me life! I literally want to be you one day! Being a black women I’ve identified with so many of your post. Thank you for speaking your truth and sharing

    3) I’m UC for Peru and this waiting game is killing me; any day now! Any advice? My know by date is March 1 and I applied back in September.


    1. bdwhite says:

      Hey girl! Thats one of the reasons why I love writing this blog because I always was on the look out for someone who was blogging but who I could relate to. I’m glad you’ve been enjoying the posts! Shoot me an email at and I’ll be more than happy to answer any questions!


  3. Hello,

    My names Rosetta I live in San Francisco-I joined the Peace Corps quite a few years ago
    and lived and traveled abroad for over 20 years before finally returning back to the USA.

    I just came across your blog today it is quite refreshing I admire you for what you are doing-Living your Life! I hope to revisit some of the places that I lived in while overseas -Also there are many places Stateside that I wish to see. Keep safe and hopefully we will correspond again.

    Have a lovely time,

    Liked by 1 person

    1. bdwhite says:

      Thank you so much for your kind words! Its always nice to hear from an RPCV


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