Category Archives: Baja Winter 2013

Art and Webs (Sam)

Today we started the day off in our traditional fashion, with our four hours of Spanish class. Afterwards, we got to have a wonderful break to digest all of the new words and phrases that were taught in class. Our … Continue reading

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The Hunt (Sarah)

What a day it has been! We had a delicious breakfast of “arroz con leche” [rice with milk] left over from dessert from the night before. Moving into our different Spanish classes, we all did a grand array of activities. … Continue reading

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My Calling (John)

“Me gusta mi pequeña y guapa taza”  was the phrase of the day for me. I think it means “I like my small and handsome cup” – at least I hope that is what it means since I said it … Continue reading

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Hang 10 (Bobby)

In the pre-departure preparation meetings, so many of the concerns shared by the students had to do with being out in the ocean, an unfamiliar experience for most of the group. So, although the idea of surf lessons was exciting … Continue reading

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Courage to face the waves (Alex)

Today we started out by having Spanish classes. The classes are really fun and helpful. After classes and lunch we went hiking along a cliff above the ocean with our guide and his dogs.  The hike was educational and enjoyable. … Continue reading

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Tortuquitas [baby turtles] (Astrid)

  Releasing a turtle into the ocean… was amazing. Words cannot describe the experience. Each of us got to hold one baby turtle in our hands before releasing it into the ocean. The night before, volunteers and scientists had collected … Continue reading

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Getting to know Todos Santos

The Link Baja crew is enjoying getting their feet wet in Todos Santos (literally and metaphorically), despite not having internet yet to be able to share all their experiences with you. Yesterday, they took a walking tour of Todos Santos … Continue reading

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Bienvenidos a Baja!

Link students and staff left for Baja this morning with snow crunching under foot and frosty air swirling around. Knowing she was headed to a much warmer clime, one student braved the elements in flip flops… until the staff reminded … Continue reading

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