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By Overseas Educators Brian & Ellen
Bienvenidos a la familia de Maya! We are super excited to embark upon our semester in Central America with you all! It is hard…
By Overseas Educators Julian and Hannah
8 BUSES PÚBLICOS
That’s right y’all. We moved around a lot this semester.
As a group,…
After some wild travel days, we finally made it to Roatan, Honduras for a week full of diving in the beautiful Caribbean Sea. We spent the week diving…
By Siobhan Herr
We arrived at Playa Nombre de Jesus excited and antsy after our long travel day. With the ocean in mind, we quickly put on our bathing suits…
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…
By Chloe Steffes
In the final weeks of our Nicaraguan journey, the Carpe group has really been both absorbing and adapting to nature all around us. We have…
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.
Our week and a half at Colibri Spanish School came to a close with some final juegos and all of us attempting to absorb our last formal Spanish…
Classrooms for the week!
Elliot stirring homemade honey.
Annie getting ready to fry up our pastries.
The finished product.
Grace roasts fresh coffee beans.
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…
By Grace Cain-Kellman
Hola from a new country!!!!
Picking up from the last post midway through our stay in El Paredón, our group squeezed in as much as we could…
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…
By Angelo Accus
Our journey to Lake Atítlan began with Talia being a team player and using her Level: 100 finesse skills to talk down our boat driver from 500…
By Paige Harris
Buenos dias from Xela!
We’ve had a very busy week learning Spanish and continuing to immerse ourselves in Guatemalan culture. Prior to our departure from La Escuela…
By Hanna McKee
This week kicked off the official start of our three-month journey in Central America! After spending our first few nights in a beautiful hostel in…
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…
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…
We have seen so many amazing sights this week! When we were first flying in, those lucky enough to get window seats were treated to a bird’s eye view of…
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…
Dear families and friends of the Central America MAYA group,
I just heard from Hannah and Julian that the group has landed in Guatemala City. They had an easy flight,…