Monthly Archives: January 2015

Everybody’s Learnin’ How…

by Sam (January 29) Today was our second day of the surf camp, and may I just say it was awesome. We all started the morning off in our usual sluggish teenage fashion and dragged ourselves over to breakfast. Once … Continue reading

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Sweet Reflections

Bobby, January 29th, 2015 Some of my first childhood memories are of my grandparents talking around the dining room table about their years living and working in Guatemala.  It’s been a life long dream to travel here and now as … Continue reading

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Mayan Fire Ceremony

By Lois, January, 26th 2015 Out of the past three days at a very spiritual location in the highlands of Guatemala, my favorite part was the ceremonial fire we participated in Saturday evening. It started out with the Mayan priest, … Continue reading

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Shredding the Guatemala Gnar

Zac (January, 25 2015) Today was a blast. I got to go biking, which is one of my favorite things to do. We had two groups that went biking–a road biking group and a mountain biking group. I was in … Continue reading

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Rest and Preparation

Bobby (January, 24 2015) Students have returned from their service projects and it’s a rest and recoup day for the group along the shores of Lake Atitlan before we head up into the Mayan Highlands by foot early in the … Continue reading

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Kids, Puppies, and Water!

by Emily What a blast these past few days have been! I got to be in the group that volunteered with the animal rescue organization, Ayuda. They work in the towns around Lake Atitlan to sterilize animals, make sure they’re … Continue reading

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Feed My Sheep

by Megan (January 20) Snap, snap, tear… My heart sinks. While I am still a novice at coffee cherry picking, my skills have greatly improved since yesterday afternoon, and I now rarely tear the precious stems off the plants. It … Continue reading

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Service Time

By Natalie (January 19, 2015) Hi everyone!  We have been so blessed to be down here visiting and learning in Guatemala.  Thank you all for reading our blog, and for your support.  As you know, a significant part of Link’s … Continue reading

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Jungle Farming

By Gavin (January 18, 2015) Today we visited Atitlan Organics, a sustainable, all-organic farm in the small town of Tzununa. The farm is run by Shad (not Chad),an extremely interesting and VERY detailed spea ker. He taught us about the … Continue reading

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The Sardine Hikers

By Eli Abbot (January 17, 2015) Today was a very good day for hiking San Pedro volcano. It was a beautiful, sunny day, and we were grateful our entire hike being in the shade. It was the perfect temperature. After … Continue reading

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