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Hi friends and family! It’s Sarah, Lila and Kashius. We are going to tell you about the highlights of our trips thus far. We played soccer at Casita Huaran with a group of Peruvian kids, ranging from 8 years old to 22 years old. Unfortunately,......Read More
Looking out at the idyllic town of Samaipata, I don’t know if I’ve ever seen anything more peaceful in my life. Hostel Serena, where we’re staying, sits on a hill that gives you a perfect view of the valley where the town lies. El......Read More
In the hostal where we have begun our orientation and set the tone for our program, there is a fire pit that overlooks the beautiful town of Samaipata. This is where I believe the most special moment yet has occurred. On our second night, after......Read More
Hola familia y amigxs! We want to share with you how happy we’re! We started with our orientation days here in Samaipata, where today the sun was shining as much as our hearts <3 There’s a beautiful feeling of excitement......Read More
Jaraama (or hello in Pulaar) to all you wonderful Senegal semester students (and anyone else reading this board)! I wanted to introduce myself, I’m Espoir (she/her/hers), and one of your instructors for this semester and am absolutely thrilled......Read More
Al salaamaleekum, My name is Beth and I am humbled and thrilled about the opportunity to learn and grow with you all this semester. I write to you from New Jersey, which is where I was born and raised and where the time of covid has brought be back......Read More
Greetings! As you read this, I hope you are each feeling excited about the journey we will undertake together for over 90 days this Fall. Our time together will hold both perspectives that come from travel as well as an ability to connect to place......Read More
This article for GLIFWC’s quarterly newspaper Mazina’igan was the culmination of my journalism ISP. 1227 miles away from the GLIFWC headquarters is a concrete jungle, New York City, my home. I traveled the distance to learn about......Read More
In these final days of the course, we shift our outlook from new experiences and learning to an integration of what we have learned as we all transition back home. While we start that process here, it can take days, weeks, months, and sometimes even......Read More
What a stunning trip this has been. Hard to believe we have already made it to the end of the adventure. I came into this trip with the intention of pushing my limits, leaning into uncomfortablility, forming new connections, and improving my......Read More
Pueblo de creadores has made me feel more connected to the earth than I ever have been before. I learned about grief and the strength of healing with a collective people dedicated to bettering themselves, the earth, and those lucky enough to cross......Read More
It’s hard to believe how fast the past few days have gone. They have been filled with so many enriching activities…. Let’s start with our 3:30am wake up call on Wednesday morning. We took a bus to the base of La Nariz del Indio......Read More
When I first told people I was traveling to Senegal, the first question I was often asked was :“What are you going to do there?” This, for me, was a difficult question to answer. I often settled on the vague answer of “I’m visiting Senegal......Read More
Hey guys, its Sophia. These past few weeks have been busy in the best way, so I apologize if this Yak is a little bit all over the place. I’m not sure what other people have been writing about, but I just wanted to share some of my favorite......Read More
Hola querida familia de dragones! Vamos a contarles sobre nuestra experiencia en la hermosa Llajta, Tiquipaya… Familias! Fue un día lleno de emociones. Las dragonas estaban listas para encontrarse con las que serán sus familias por unos......Read More