Category Archives: Peru Winter 2014

El Último Día de Classes de Español (Sarah)

Our Spanish classes all concluded today, Friday. Though we were sad to say goodbye to our teachers and uncertain about setting out into Spanish-speaking Peru on our own, I know we are ready for the many adventures to come. We … Continue reading

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Exploring Incan Ruins and Traditional Peruvian Textiles (Alex)

Today was a fantastic day of field trips. Our day started out with a long bus ride to Moray. When we got there, our guide for the day, Gary Fleener, showed us an unusual depression on the side of a … Continue reading

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Spiritual Exploration class in Peru (Natalie)

Part of the students’ studies in their Spiritual Exploration class has been studying historical healing religions of the Incas, Catholicism in Latin America, and the modern growth of evangelical Christianity in Peru.  Upon our arrival in Cusco, we toured one of the two … Continue reading

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Lessons from Frida (Suzannah)

It is day four for us here in Peru, and everyone is finally starting to get comfortable. We have all decompressed, unpacked, and are beginning to experience Peru at our own pace. We have moved in to the K’uychi Rumi … Continue reading

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More than a piece of cloth (Sam)

As we all walked into an open courtyard for what we thought was simply going to be a potato bonanza of a lunch, we were stopped by an Incan women who wanted us to look at her textiles she had … Continue reading

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Peru Unmasked (George)

We finally arrived in Cusco, a city we’d been hearing both good and bad about for four months. The sense of anticipation was heavy throughout the group as we awoke to a new dawn, in a new city. There is … Continue reading

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Exploring Cusco (Astrid)

Upon arriving in Cusco, my first impressions were of a large city full of people and cars. Locals would ask if you would like to buy a hat, keychain, purse, pen, sweater, scarf, gloves, CD’s, and much more – and … Continue reading

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Take-off for Peru

  And they’re off! Link students and staff left the lodge so early this morning it wasn’t even bright yet – but they have successfully made the first leg of their trip to Peru, making up for the early departure … Continue reading

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