Hello blog readers, Whitney and Lillie checking in on our last night in Xela. Today was our final day of classes and we had a party and a lovely goodbye… Read More


compliments of Bridget! The Rural Village hike to waterfalls in the rural village Birthday Boy with his homestay dad A Fishy dinner Bridget with her brother and sisters Sarah´s Birthday… Read More

Hola family and friends Bridget and Sarah here :)We arrived in Rocja Pomtila way past our bedtimes of 7pm to an amazingly welcoming village. We were all escorted to our… Read More


Hola amigos y familia!It is your co-captains Hannah and Rebecca reporting from San Andres, Guatemala. We bring good news to the homefront.  Last Sunday we wrapped up an amazing week… Read More

Poptun Extravaganza

As we sit here, typing our first blog, sweat drips from our foreheads. Outside the climate mimics our physical condition as it pours down rain. But nothing can stop our… Read More

day 1 in Poptun

Hey friends and family!We miss you so much and are writing from a small internet cafe in Poptun! We just met our home-stay families for the next week and enjoyed… Read More

A Word From Your Leaders

Backpacking in Olympic National Park this summer Saludos a todos los estudiantes de Carpe Diem MAYA!  We hope everyone’s summer has been fantastic!  We are quickly approaching our rendezvous time… Read More