Recent posts from: TA1D Las Tablas 8-8-2019


Environmental Day: in Valleriquito


What’s crackalacking ya’ll. Andrea and Izaak here, writing from Las Tablas – our home away from home.  We started our day with a soul wrenching wake-up at 7:30, filling the halls with moans and groans on the way to breakfast. Despite our inner grumblings at this...

Working Like a Local Day: Stepping Into Elelín’s Shoes


Buenas Tipos (What’s up Dudes)! Hadleigh and Em here 🙂 Due to a late-night jam sesh yesterday, we’re writing yesterdays’ blog today. We started our day off pretty early as we began our day of Working Like a Local. For this day, we traveled to Elilin’s home, a “guru”...

uncovering stories to spark change


Heyyyy y’all, it’s Michelle and Jessica back to give a brief update about this eye-opening day! We started off the day by waking up a bit later than usual, at 7:30 in the morning. Speeding forward we had a quick bus ride to NutreHogar, where our journey of...

Living Like a Local: A Family Away from Home


BLOG! BLOG! BLOOOOG! blog time. Hey everyone! Sebaddie (Sebastian and Addie) here reporting live from the Piamonte hotel in Las Tablas. This has been quite an eventful day. Starting bright and early (7AM to be precise), we made our way down to what we believed to be a...

a hike in the right direction


“Is everything forbidden to us except to fold our arms? Poverty is not written in the stars, under development is not one of god’s mysterious designs” -Eduardo Galeano Today we visited the town of Paritilla that consists of only about 800 people. Throughout our...

Culture Day: Carnavales, Costumes, and Card Games


Quote of the Day: “Culture is what remains after losing what was learned.” Question of the Day: Why is it important in Panama to make culture last? In our first full day in Las Tablas, the Glimpsers learned more about the history and culture of this small but...