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By Diana Ascarrunz
Hello everyone, this week on the program we explored Maori culture. We were welcomed by Tiaki our Maori guide for the week. For the first three nights,…
By David Chase
Dear family and friends of the 2018-Carpe-Diem-South-Pacific-Walkabout-group,
As you may or may not know this program assigns a role to every member each week; group leader, chef,…
By Duncan Nofsinger
This past week, we got to spend our time at homestays in the Fijian village of Nakuku, and it’s safe to say that it was everyone’s favorite…
A photo series of She Oak Ridge, where students learn about sustainability and animal rehabilitation.…
By Elsa Simonton
This week Walkabout spent a week at Sheoak Nature Reserve. Throughout the week, we helped out around the grounds. Some examples are building a trail…
What’s good peoples?! We’re out here at the Prema Shanti yoga and meditation retreat having a really good time. For the past five mornings, we have been waking…
Taking a break from orientation and taking in some views from the Blue Mountains.
Walking the dingos at the Dingo Den!
More views on our hike to a waterfall in
Hey family and friends!
After two amazing days in Sydney, the time had finally come for our six-day adventure in the Australian Outback. We arrived in Uluru after…
Our week started out on our last day at our hostel in Katoomba. Our time in Katoomba was spent doing orientation activities while also going on…
We are having the best time here in the amazing mountain town of Katoomba. We went and explored the Blue Mountains yesterday and they were so incredibly beautiful…
Carpe Diem’s South Pacific program is becoming a trip I will never forget. During the few days we have been in Australia there have been so many highlights.…
By Shelby, Emma, and Kobbe
Hi family and friends!
After two long days of travel, we’ve made it to Katoomba, Australia. So far, Katoomba has looked very similar to the…
By Kathleen, Max, and Boy Alex
Today is our third day in Australia, and it has been a blast so far. After many hours of travel, we made it…
By Program Director James Simmons
The Walkabout crew is all here and getting checked in! They channeled the theme of “awkward family photo” to kick off the semester (haha).
By Overseas Educators Anya & Peter
Greetings from staff training in Portland!
A big welcome to the friends and families that will be following our journey over the coming months.…
By Scott P and Cammie
Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and imagine: red desert sands stretching as far as the eye can see; thousand foot tall rock formations…
By Overseas Educators Eric and Lolly
It’s difficult to imagine that all our students we have shared rooms, car seats, and experiences with for the past three months are now…
The Walkabout Crew during their conservation efforts at She Oak Ridge.…
By Greg Pipher and Wynn Simmons
So we left Fiji and as we got onto the plane we came across something most of us have never seen before. They made…