Oliver, our nine-year-old boy, recounts in his own words his difficult experience with altitude sickness while crossing into Bolivia.
Before we laid eyes on it, the Andes already took on a mythic quality in our family’s imagination. Our transcontinental journey only deepens our respect.
A child battles altitude sickness as we arrive at the Argentine-Bolivian border bridge without a visa. This is a story about the lowest point of our gap year.
Our time at Quinta Esencia gave us a richer understanding of permaculture and how these projects operate. Here are my main takeaways.