2017 Trip Blogs
Day 4 - Living Like a Local!
I was taken aback by the stark contrast in our lives in the Bay Area compared to the lives of locals; for a brief moment, I forgot about our technology, our stresses, our complications, and our lives that begin to feel tiresome, like checking boxes off a ¨To Do¨ list… and focused on the simplicity of our time in Leon. ... READ MORE
Today we wrapped up the Community Action Projects with a big smile on our face and with our hard work. Four projects were accomplished in less than three days, which was impressive by the limited amount of time and resources we had. The projects we accomplished were painting an environmental education mural, planting trees and flowers around... READ MORE
Today was one of the more emotional days for our Global Glimpsers. We got the chance to see first hand how locals in Nicaragua live on one dollar a day which is essentially twenty-three cordobas (Nicaraguan currency). For reference, a one liter Coca-Cola costs about twenty cordobas. Take a moment to really reflect on that. These families consist... READ MORE
Hello to the families and friends of the Global Glimpse team! My name is Daniel and I will be tomorrows Leader Del Dia.. Tonight, the Glimpsers of Ecuador will be going to bed at 10:00 PM and waking up tomorrow at 4:30 in the morning to say their goodbyes to a fellow Glimpser, Hilda Fuentes, who will be leaving earlier than the rest of us. She`s... READ MORE
Qué lo qué (Dominican for what’s up) familias. This is Roy and Jared, today’s Líderes del Día. Today was our second and final free day. We woke up at 8:00 AM and had breakfast at 9:00 AM. After breakfast, we had our first free time period from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM. During this time, although it was recommended that people stay at the... READ MORE