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Dear families and friends of the South America group,
We just heard that the group arrived safely in Ecuador. They’ve collected their bags, made it through customs, and are getting… Read More
Dear families and friends of the Spring ’18 South America group,
We are happy to report that everyone has safely arrived in LA and the whole group is together for… Read More
By Overseas Educators Kate and Julian
To our beloved Inti family!
12 weeks. Wow. It feels impossible to believe that adventure could ever fly by so quickly. It seems like… Read More
By Cole and Will
Yo what’s up Inti fam. Wilaureneomichrisjulianyosh Colairmate Bridanachris here to give you the fill for the past week. It was the long-awaited Salkantay trek week, which… Read More
Hola familias!! Welcome to Part Two of Student Directed Travel!!
We started off part two of the week by leaving the sleepy mountain community of Lares, loading up the van… Read More
by Josh Krauss
Welcome to Part One of Student Directed Travel. I’m your Uncle Josh, and I will be your spiritual guide for today’s blog. Our story begins after leaving… Read More
by Miki Lazowski
Hello blog readers!
Last Sunday morning, we finished packing our bags and had our last meals with our families in Ollantaytambo: a final breakfast. Goodbyes and see… Read More
This week we arrived in the beautiful, historic town of Ollantaytambo. After a few days of mental and physical relaxation provided to us in the form of the yoga… Read More
By Matt Harmon
Hola a mi Carpe Diem Familia!
We started this week with WAVES (Water, Adventure, Voluntourism, Education & Sustainability) in Lobitos, and ended in Cusco with Eco Yoga… Read More
By Naomi Garcia
Monday morning in Junín. High energy breakfast. Why? Biscuits, jam, AND cream cheese! A simple sounding breakfast for us back in the States but such a delicacy… Read More
By Overseas Educator Kate Abraham
Hand-catching fish to eat/transfer them to a new pond at the Arajuno Lodge in the Ecuadorian Amazon. The fish were strong and slippery!
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Helloooooo from Claire! It’s week 6 and Team Inti is alive and well!
We began this week with a simply-worded, yet fundamental question to ponder: “Why are some… Read More
By Lauren Shelfo
The following is a poem written in Spanish class about what it means to be an Inti group member:
Una persona de Carpe Diem Inti es una… Read More
By Anya Cocowitch
Hello Inti blog readers!
This week we spent our time in Peguche, a small, artisan town right outside the city of Otavalo. We took Spanish classes all… Read More
By Lauren Shelfo
Hola from the AMAZON RAINFOREST! We arrived here at Arajuno Jungle Lodge on Sunday, October 8th after two bus rides and a five minute canoe ride down… Read More
Photos courtesy of Overseas Educators Kate Abraham & Julian Hartmann-Russell
Miki enjoys the swing atop the mountain at Casa del Árbol.
Sunset at Casa del Árbol.
The main square of… Read More
By Overseas Educators Kate Abraham & Julian Hartmann-Russell
This week was our week in Baños de Agua Santa, a tourism-based town in the Sierra region of Ecuador. After a nine-hour… Read More
By Renee Noordzij
Hello friends, family, and other random readers! This past week our Inti family has been lodging, learning, and volunteering at la Finca Mono Verde (The Green Monkey… Read More
By Brian Simpson
Our first major destination this semester is in Las Delicias, a banana farm owned and operated by Juan Carlos. Juan Carlos’s family welcomed us with open arms… Read More
Hola this is Will, Josh, Dana, and Lauren checking in from the vast and beautiful city of Quito. Today on our scavenger hunt we traversed the narrow streets to the… Read More