2016 Trip Blogs

2016 Trip Blogs

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How Exploring Indigenous World View Turned us into a Family - RB2C

How Exploring Indigenous World View Turned us into a Family - RB2C

The Kichwas believe that time moves in a circular motion; focus on today, live to today, because tomorrow is tomorrow and it is not today or yesterday.
Returning to our hostel, our group reflected on a day that changed our lives. We saw the value in the day we had spent together, and the sense of pride and joy within all of us; the love we had given and received all day- we loved today and the days that come. We are a family, we have each other, no phones, one common language, shared life changing experiences, games that we laugh at and love to play, and we don’t even want our phones, just one another. ... READ MORE

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Our Final Day!

As our Global Glimpse experience came to an end, we all took our last few moments in Riobamba to fully capture the essence of Ecuadors beauty that we discovered over the course the last few weeks. Today was filled with laugher, big love, and endless smiles that will last beyond the limits of Global Glimpse. Our day started off with breakfast provided by our hostel staff. After breakfast we enjoyed two fun filled rounds of the game ninja where we cheered each other on while competing to stay in the game. Our leaders were definitely persisting to stay in the game but eventually found their way into the cheering crowd. Finally after going head to head for what felt like hours we crowned our best ninja player which was Carl. Following the energizer we made our way into the Sala for our final seminar reflection. During this time we... READ MORE

Final Day Cheers

As Global Glimpse came to an end, many people took today to enjoy Riobamba one last time. Today was full  of smiles and tears, laughter and jokes. And a whole lot of memories. Our day started with an huge thank you to our friends at Cafe del Tren as we had our last breakfast there. Though out the whole trip, they have provided us with amazing breakfast and a warm place to watch the Olympics in the morning. They always had a smile on their faces when we walked in every morning, especially the amazing owner Carlos. After we said our last goodbyes, we headed back to the hostel to play two amazing games of Ninja. Both games were very competitive and entertaining to watch, as the boys of San Juan went head to head to see who would be crowned the best Ninja. Both Giannia and Stanley showed... READ MORE

Return Flight Information -RB2C

Hello Family and Friends of RB2C Glimpsers, We know you all are excited for the upcoming return of the students on Thursday, so we wanted to update you all with their flight information: The students will be arriving at JFK at 2:59 PM Aug 18 on Jet Blue flight #1202 into the Domestic Terminal. Just a quick reminder it usually takes around half an hour for the students to get off the plane and get their bags. Feel free to track the flight details at http://www.jetblue.com/flightstatus/#/ Here is their detailed flight information so you can be ready for their arrival at the airport: JB 2850 UIO–> FLL 11:40 PM AUG 17 – 5:02 AM AUG 18 JB 1202 FLL –> JFK 12:30 PM- 2:59 PM AUG 18 Thanks, The Global Glimpse... READ MORE

Return Flight Information – RB1C

Hello Family and Friends of RB1C Glimpsers, We know you all are excited for the upcoming return of the students on Thursday, so we wanted to update you all with their flight information: The students will be arriving at JFK at 2:59 PM Aug 18 on Jet Blue flight #1202 into the Domestic Terminal. Just a quick reminder it usually takes around half an hour for the students to get off the plane and get their bags. Feel free to track the flight details at http://www.jetblue.com/flightstatus/#/ Here is their detailed flight information so you can be ready for their arrival at the airport: JB 2850 UIO–> FLL 11:40 PM AUG 17 – 5:02 AM AUG 18 JB 1202 FLL –> JFK 12:30 PM- 2:59 PM AUG 18 Thanks, The Global Glimpse... READ MORE

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