Recent posts from: RB2B Riobamba 7-3


Livin’ La Vida Local!


We began our day with a 5:30am wakeup call, the earliest wakeup of the trip, in order to simulate the experience of local indigenous workers who begin their days before sunrise in order to get the most out of each day. With curiosity in our minds and sleepy eyes, we...

Chim-BRAVO!


As Miley Cyrus once said, “It’s always gonna be an uphill battle” just as it was to wake up at 5:30 am. After our early start, we were greeted by a meal of platanos and eggs, especially planned by Chef Cesar, to provide us fuel for hiking up the tallest volcano in...

School in the Mountains


Us Glimpsers woke up bright and early today at 7:00 to head down to the local food provider, Nativa. At Nativa, the charismatic, silly, and wonderful chef, Cesar met us. We had the opportunity of munching on an assortment of local fresh fruit, yogurt, and a fan...

Familia Y Corazon!


Throughout today’s Ecuadorian journey we have become more united as a family being there for each other and being able to solve problems that we come to face. Some of the biggest challenges that we faced today were being more open minded about our surroundings and...

Chupete, Veinticinco!


Today was an eye-opening and challenging day for everyone. We were given the opportunity to step out of our comfort zone. After having yet another delicious breakfast at Nativa, we hopped on our bus and went to Parque Maldonado to work with Manitos Trabajadoras. The...

For the Culture


We started our day with a traditional Ecuadorian breakfast at the local restaurant Nativa. We enjoyed fruita pichada, had a choice of leche (milk) or tea, scrambled eggs, ometias- a tamale. It was muy delicioso! When we returned to the hotel, we gathered to talk about...

Friendship + Flour = Fun!


We Glimpsers, had a very action-packed day, from learning Ecuador’s history to trying and making traditional Ecuadorian food. During students’ mental warm-ups, we learned that Ecuador officially became an independent nation by writing and signing the first...