Blog #4 from Peru!

"This trip has definitely been one for the books. This has probably the toughest physical and mental group that I have been apart of. The first week in Lima was basically a big icebreaker and we all waited in anticipation for our individual homestay. I think I can speak on behalf of the whole group …

Playlist: Argentina 2017 (Photojournalism and Social Change)

Track: Bloom Artist: The Paper Kites https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4XdnD5c334 In the morning when I wake And the sun is coming through, Oh, you fill my lungs with sweetness, And you fill my head with you. This is one of my favorite songs of all time because it makes me feel calm and super chilled-out, and thankfully that's …

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 …