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

The bamboo boxes

Dear Parents and Family, I hope you guys aren´t missing us too much. Happy Thursday everyone! Today we started by going to the local high school in Bahia and worked with the Eco Club kids again. This time we worked with the kids to create bamboo crafts. We had many options to choose from and each student brought their own individuality to their... READ MORE

Perma Inspiration

Hello families, here’s a summary of our day: The sweet sound of David´s morning call woke us up at 6:50 AM. After a quick refreshing breakfast at our hostel, we hopped on the bus to a permaculture farm called Rancho Mila where we were immersed in the world of sustainable farming by a beautiful couple. We learned organic methods of pest... READ MORE

Gardening, and Beach Camping!

Howdy Parents, We began the day by making sure all of our clothes were packed for beach camping so we could leave right after our work day. We then resumed our normal routine with a delicious breakfast cooked by Don Carlos, who lives down the street from our hostel. He cooked us eggs, bread, and a slice of cheese on the side. Today’s flavor of... READ MORE

Day 3 – preschool paintings, flower fences, and sunset swimming

Dear Beloved Parents, After waking up, we ate breakfast at Don Carlos, consisting of eggs, bread and cantaloupe. Eating simple allowed everyone to get a good and delicious breakfast before heading to CDI (child development center, which is a type of preschool). At CDI we painted murals in the music room, nursery and kitchen. Painting the walls... READ MORE