Recent posts from: Trip Blogs 2016


Working Like a Local


[We apologize for not posting last night… no WiFi!] Today was an eye opening experience for all of us. We started the day with a mental warm up to prepare us for the day. Afterwards we headed to el Mercado, the market, to help locals sell fruits, vegetables, and...

What I learned as El Líder del Día


Today was the second and final free day of our trip. We had to wake up at seven, and then we had breakfast at eight. After eating a ham, tomato and lettuce sandwich and drinking orange juice we were ready for a seminar that enabled us to write an appreciation letter....

Adventure of the Andes


Today was that day, that day we will look back and say “I haven’t been this proud of myself in a long time.” This was the day that we were all looking forward to; however, we had doubts. It all started the night before; we had our first free day on...

Bateys vs. Companies


Today was our Poverty and Global Business day. With only four days left, Andrea and I led the group through an intense day that consisted of visiting the bateys (living community for low wage workers) and the sugar company the braceros work for. Our wake up call today...
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