White Water Rafting & Community Service (Argentina: Community Service and the Great Outdoors)

White Water Rafting Bathing suit, wetsuit, water shoes, fleece, poncho, and helmet. Bien abrigados los alumnos para la próxima aventura – white water rafting. Adelante! Yelled our guide as the tranquil waters turned to rapids. We listened closely for his commands while also making sure we properly splashed each other in neighboring boats. The water …

Homestays in Chicoana (Argentina: Community Service and the Great Outdoors – Group 2)

"The old knowledgeable men will always say that home is where you make it. Here in Chicoana everyone was at home. The people always put their family and friends first, they would greet you with a "buen día" and a smile as you walk down the street, and for all those nervous parents it was …

Community Service in Argentina (Community Service and the Great Outdoors – Group 1)

Hello from the pueblo of Chicoana, Argentina! This afternoon we finished up our community service project at a local school. The experience has taught our group the value behind hard work and things we sometimes take for granted. Over the last couple of weeks, we have completed various activities including rafting on the Juramento River …

Mausoleo Museo (Argentina: Community Service and the Great Outdoors – Group 2)

Mausoleo Museo By: Jordan Eisenman Life is lived passion Don't wait to take action First breathe, breathe los Buenos Aires Breathe, however, before you cease Under the city lays people in peace, en paz They don't rest six feet under; rather six stories deep Above ground a mausoleo maze that amazes the eyes Free masons, …

Greetings from Argentina: Community Service and the Great Outdoors – Group 1!

We have had a fruitful week here in Argentina! We commenced our trip in Buenos Aires where we learned about the origins of tango and sampled their esteemed meat. We are now in Jujuy enjoying our generous homestay families. We recently visited a local elementary school in the countryside where the students performed traditional dance …

Saludos desde Chicoana, Argentina! (Argentina: Community Service and the Great Outdoors – Group 2)

Saludos desde Chicoana, Argentina! Our first few days in country were spent exploring the capital city of Buenos Aires. We visited ancient cemeteries including the grave of Eva Perón, saw Argentina's biggest soccer stadium, and practiced our Spanish while shopping at local markets. One of the highlights was watching the group form a loving and …