2019 Trip Blogs

Featured Post

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

Recent Posts

Day 1 – Driftwood, ice cream, and sunset swimming…

Dear Beloved Parents, We began the day with an amazing breakfast by Don Carlos, then set off on a tour around the city. A former Ecoclub member, who is studying tourism, led the tour and gave us a brief history on Bahía de Caráquez. Did you know that the currency used to be called Sucre? Afterwards, we headed to the beach to get our hands dirty... READ MORE

And the Bahia adventure starts

Hola a todos, Morning found us in Quito and ready to begin enjoying this adventure. Today in the morning we got together to have breakfast and talk a bit about how to live this experience and enjoy it to the fullest. We then went for a city taste, it is like a city tour but shorter. Simply a taste of the place and a first approach to Ecuador. We... READ MORE

Safe Arrival in Quito!

Hello families, I am happy to inform you that all of the students have arrived safely in Quito! They will be staying overnight at a hostel in Quito, then having breakfast and a walking city tour of Quito tomorrow morning before hopping on a bus to Bahía. You can look forward to reading updates from students during the rest of their journey, and... READ MORE

Safe Arrival in Bahía!

Hello families, The students arrived safely in Guayaquil earlier today, and have made it to their lodging in Bahía de Caraquez, where they have eaten dinner and gotten oriented to their new home for the next week. You should be hearing an update from them shortly–if not tonight, then tomorrow after a full day of... READ MORE