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Tagged With: What to buy

Peru does in fact have wine / Sí, Perú hace vino

I’m not much of a wine drinker but I did find out that Peru does in fact produce wine. It has some versions that are quite sweet, not strong, so I suppose there will be people who will like this stuff. I found these wines during a stop after seeing the Nazca Lines and bought … Continue reading »

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When in Mancora, stay away from the ceviche on the beach / No comas el ceviche de la playa cuando estés en Máncora.

I got seriously ill and sick when I was in Mancora and no, it wasn’t from the scuba diving. What happened is that I decided to eat some ceviche that was sold on the beach after scuba diving and urk! Did I get sick or what? I was puking and crapping all day and night … Continue reading »

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When in Costa Rica, buy the 1820 coffee / Cuando estás en Costa Rica, compra el Café 1820

Instead of buying coffee at the airport before leaving Costa Rica, I highly recommend buying the 1820 coffee at a store. It’s cheaper and better tasting than the Britt Coffee sold at the airport according to some people.   En vez de comprar café en el aeropuerto antes de irse de Costa Rica, te recomiendo … Continue reading »

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What to buy in Iquitos / ¿Qué se compra en Iquitos?

To me, I don’t have any use for the trinkets that the natives were selling such as earrings or necklaces. Some of them were interesting such as the piranha necklace but I don’t know what to do with them. My recommendation is buy the bags – they’re made of natural items from the jungle and … Continue reading »

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My favorite part of this trip was eating beetle larva / Mi parte más favorito de este viaje era comer los bichos, suri

Of all the stuff that I saw on this trip, my favorite of all was getting the chance to eat bugs! Specifically, eating suri, which is beetle larva found in the jungles of the Amazon. They serve them raw and cooked but it was recommended that they taste better cooked so I had to eat … Continue reading »

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