2019 Trip Blogs

Featured Post

Top Student Travel Stories of 2018!

Top Student Travel Stories of 2018!

We are excited to share the top blogs of 2018, selected by our interns (and former Glimpsers). From hiking the highest peak in the Ecuadorian Andes and dancing bachata in the hot Dominican sun, to gaining new appreciation for the value of community and complexity of immigration - our Glimpsers truly experienced the transformative power of travel! ... READ MORE

Recent Posts

Sathya Sai, Fascinating Birds and Profound Thoughts

Greetings from Bahia! Today was filled with lots of adventure and new beginnings. For the first time this whole trip, we took a public bus rather than a private, chartered bus. That was an experience within itself, and overall quite interesting. We then arrived at Sathya Sai, which is a private charter school located on the edge of Bahia. What we... READ MORE

Work Hard, Play Hard

Hello papas y mamas y familias! Today was wonderful, the GSE staff picked the leaders of the day who are writing this right now, so I guess that’s pretty chill. FYI this fantastic blog post is written Anna Watson, Alisha Nazar, Harnoor Sidhu, and Noah Packer. For obvious reasons, we were picked first haha. Our day started bright and early... READ MORE

Tree Hugging and Sunsets

Hola Familias 🙂 We started out our morning with a bus ride full of games, riddles and Spanish rap battles until we arrived in Bahia, just in time for lunch. Don Carlos, our chef and part of the Bahia family, made us a traditional peanut-based fish stew called Cazuela accompanied with plantains and arroz. He even showed us the traditional... READ MORE

Safe Arrival in Guayaquil!

Hello Families, I am happy to let you know that the travelers have all arrived in Guayaquil, safe and sound! They will be staying in Guayaquil overnight before making the journey to Bahia in the morning. Be on the lookout for a blog post from the students soon, and feel free to leave... READ MORE