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

Bienvenidos a Bahia!

Hey everyone! Saludos desde Bahía! We are eager and excited to spend a week alongside you all, full of good hard work and lots of new adventures. Bahía de Caráquez is a coastal city uniquely located where the freshwater Río Chone flows from the Andes Mountains, and mixes with the Pacific Ocean. This estuary ecosystem along with the Tropical Dry... READ MORE

Welcome to Bahia

Hola a todos! The Bahia team is happy to welcome you in your coming adventure. Let us tell you a little bit about this place. We have been working in different environmental projects with our local students since 2010. Students are committed to continue the programs here and are really excited to get your help to do it. While in Bahia you will be... READ MORE

Staff Update: Students Are Well

Happy Friday! Our students are spending their final night camping and reflecting about their experiences in Ecuador. This night is designed to be a low-tech experience, so students will be posting their daily blog post tomorrow instead of today.    Students spent the first half of the day alongside local students and painted the classroom of a... READ MORE

Day 6: Rancho Mila and un Tarde Tranquila

Hola Estados Unidos!    Como estas? After an early morning wakeup of 6:30 and a delicious breakfast at Don Carlos, we headed off to El Rancho Mila. El Rancho Mila is a permaculture farm based on the ideas of respect for humans, nature, and sustainable agriculture. Here the students learned about different soil types, native plants and their... READ MORE