Monthly Archives: January 2012

Adventures with Cantanera

After our time at La Junta doing service projects, we all split up into 3 separate groups for some smaller-sized expeditions.  Some students went backpacking, some stayed at La Junta to climb, and I got to go on a horse … Continue reading

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A Couple Days on the Trail

In true Link style we banded together a few days ago to help out maintain trails here in the Cochamó Valley.  We were working to improve the upper trail system that helps adventures and climbers alike access two of the … Continue reading

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“The depth, breath, height, might, majesty and glory of infinite Love fill all space”

Over the past six days, seven of us Link School-ies (staff included) stayed at the campo in the upper Cochamó Valley for the beautiful granite walls that towered thousands of feet above us on both sides of the valley. For … Continue reading

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You know you’re backpacking in Chile when…

You know you’re on a backpacking trip in Chile when: You have killed around 50 horse flies in one day, and eaten a few. You don’t mind the presence of horse poop on the trail because it assures you that … Continue reading

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Transition

Our time at Campo Aventura, as you all already know, has been amazing, fulfilling, and educational.  After 1+ weeks in the beauty of the River Base here, we were all ready to see what Campo Aventura’s Mountain Base, known as … Continue reading

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I Have Fallen in Love in Chile

I have found myself in love with the kitchen. Because my understanding of Spanish is ahead of the other students, I have been taking Spanish class from the cooks where I have been given the opportunity to cook and clean … Continue reading

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The Mate Thief

I’m sitting on the porch at the Campo watching the sun set over the western fjord.   A bambia of mate is in my hand and I’m drinking little sips through the hot straw reflecting back on today. I had … Continue reading

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Los Animales y La Gente de Campo Aventura

One of the things I love the most about being here at Campo Aventura is the large farm setting. The farm is full of different animals. When I wake up in the morning, I wake up to the sound of … Continue reading

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A Day at the Races

Today, I participated in a very exciting event.  My school held an adventure race that entailed running, swimming across a river twice, and crossing a suspension bridge.  The object of the race was simple, for your team to have a … Continue reading

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Señor Püff

When I first arrived at Compo Adventura a short but stout black lab  sauntered up to me with a grin. I looked down at this dog as it shoved its in and around into my pants examining all the different … Continue reading

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