11/27: Making Connections

Another week has flown by and we’ve found our groove in Guatemala. The mornings have been chilly and each day we wake along with our neighbors in San Miguel Escobar to a unique cacophony. First the roosters crow, beginning sometime around a quarter ’til 5. Then the dogs begin to howl. Called “chuchos” in Guatemala, […]

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11/19: Engaging with the community and learning from the past

It’s been another learning and adventure packed week! In our class, “Colonialism, Cultural Imperialism and Hegemony in Central America”, we’ve been studying how a long period of civil unrest leading eventually to a civil war has changed the political and socioeconomic environment here in Guatemala. This week we’ve had the chance to meet with, learn […]

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11/5: Safe Arrival in Guatemala

Hello families and friends! It has been our longest travel day yet but we have finally arrived at De La Gente in San Miguel Escobar where we’ll be spending the next week learning and living alongside one another. We were welcomed with a delicious lunch spread, went over some house expectations, and are now relaxing […]

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