Monthly Archives: February 2009

Final Post – by Bobby

We arrived back at the Lodge last night around 1:30am after travelling for 24 hours from Lima through customs in Miami and then back to Denver and into the Yukons.   Whew.   That’s a lot of herding, but the students did … Continue reading

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El Misti: The Link School goes to 19,100 (by Natalie)

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Pedro’s Post

We have been on quite the round of tours during our four weeks here in Peru, but we just had an exceptional tour, in a bit unexpected place. Lake Titicaca is known as the highest navigable lake in the world, … Continue reading

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Amy’s Update

I have spent many months in parts of Asia, Europe, and South America and written countless e-mails detailing the events of each trip.  The words have always flown freely from me as I react the the new, exciting, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Lake Titicaca (by Sarita W.)

My watch alarm annoys me into wakefulness at 6:21. Rolling over I tell Shawnee that it is time to get up. She agrees but it is another 10 minutes before I get out of bed and another 15 before she … Continue reading

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Burdens (a poem by Ariana)

We went over this sacred pass for the Andean people. They carry a stone up the pass and leave it there on the cairns. Everyone in the group carried up a stone, or multiple. We were told to take that … Continue reading

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El Bosque at Ausangate (by Forrest)

This past week we hiked through the Ausangate region of southern Peru. To get there it was a long, winding bus ride from Cusco and when we got into the little mountain town of Tinki the bus got stuck so … Continue reading

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Ausangate Trek – Day Three (by Jess)

We started our day shrouded in mist. The glacier that hugs the cliffs of Ausungate was hidden from us, but we could hear massive chunks of ice falling off of it. It had rained for most of the night and … Continue reading

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