On Friday, we were given the opportunity to harvest, process, cook and eat farm fresh fruits — the most memorable of which was the jackfruit. After our field team harvested… Read More “Casa de Tortugas”
By Kaitlin Emmett
Recharged from early bedtimes and delicious food cooked by our homestay mothers, we finished the week out strong installing a composting septic tank at Chloe’s homestay.
We… Read More “Stop. Drop. Travel.”
By Maddie Cloran
Greetings once again from Escuela de Español Colibrí! It’s been a Spanish-practicing, organic, activity-filled week at school and we have been having so much fun continuing… Read More “Escuela de Español Colibrí”
By Juliette Clem
Hola friends + family of Maya!
Greetings from El Paredon, Guatemala. This past week has been packed full of so many fun and interesting activities that I… Read More “Leaving Guatemala with a Bang”
Walking through Xela, there are so many different and unique smells. From delicious street food to the dry herbs in the market. But not all of the smells here are… Read More “Scavenger hunt blog: Smells”
The sounds in Xela have been both familiar and foreign to us thus far! We have heard things like cars, food cooking at a street food stand, and people conversing… Read More “Scavenger hunt blog: Sounds”
On the first night we ate some delicious Thai salads with a wonderful peanut butter dressing. However, our favorite meal was today when we ate scrumptious tacos filled with chicken… Read More “Scavenger hunt blog: Taste”