2018 Trip Blogs
Top Student Travel Stories of the Summer!
We are excited to share the top blogs of the summer, 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
Today the Glimpsers spent the morning at a COPROBICH quinoa factory, had a heartwarming visit from the kids in the Manitos Trabajadoras and an exciting basketball series between the Bronx v Brooklyn teams. At the COPROBICH quinoa factory the Glimpsers were exposed to how quinoa is grown, processed, shipped, etc. This corporation is made up of 54... READ MORE
Hi everyone! It’s Kalah, Shawn and Zharit, today’s LDD’s (Líderes del Día). Today was the first day of working on our CAP (Community Action Project), which we have been planning for the last week. After many meetings with community members, a versatile snack shack was deemed most useful. This shack will be next to the... READ MORE
Question of the day: What do you still need to do on this trip to leave feeling proud? Quote of the day: “It’s what you do in your free time that will set you free – or enslave you” – Jarod Kintz Today we had our second free day and our last English Tutoring class. 🙁 Although our free day was a bit busy and stressful, everyone still had a... READ MORE
WE FINISHED THE CAP PROJECT!!! The CAP Project that we created was trying to build a new and improved park for the community. Today, we completed the gazebo, reinstalled the carousal, made monkey bars, and added more gravel and sand to the parts that the children run around and play on. Additionally, we painted the gazebo, monkey bars, and slide... READ MORE