adventures on land and sea

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine Paracas was an adventure.  I’ll be honest, when I first heard of Paracas I knew nothing about it.  After a bit of research and a Pinterest search, I…

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Hotel Paracas

After spending several chilly days in the Andes mountains, I was excited to get back to the warm sun of the coast.  Paracas is small port town in southern Peru.  It’s known for many species of wildlife, especially  the extensive varieties of birds, including penguins!…

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Last day in Cusco

Our last day in Cusco was all about relaxing.  After two busy days exploring the city and fighting a bit of altitude sickness, I needed a day to just chill.  It was also the perfect excuse to check out the specialty treatments at the Palacio del Inka…

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camel cape + Cusco street style

Shop this look

Before I get into the details of our Cusco trip I wanted to share one outfit post.  It features this ASOS reversible cape which I have been living in on this trip!  It’s double-sided so you can wear it two ways and I also styled…

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black and white beach

Black and white at the beach…  Over the past few days in Peru we’ve settled nicely into beach life.  Being near the equator the sun tends to wake you up pretty early.  It’s doubly true when white paint is the primary color of every home in our community.  Even…

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Barre3 Challenge

I’m not a gym girl.  I never have been and I never will be. As a child I was very active and loved to do gymnastics and dance, and when I was older I played tennis.  But when college rolled around I got lazy, busy, and…

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Ally Noriega | About

About This blog is my visual style story that showcases what to wear and where to wear it. The whimsical name comes from my nickname as a child. My goal is to expose readers to unique and accessible fashion ideas, dreamy places, and new beauty... Continue Reading