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A Blazing, Shining Starry Christmas Eve

God gave me a gift on Christmas Eve four nights ago! P. and I had traveled out from Cochabamba with friends in their jeep on the 23rd, first on all those highland roads to and through the city of Oruro, which sits on the Altiplano (the GREAT, HIGH PLAIN of the ANDES of PERU and BOLIVIA, that stretches majestically between the Eastern Cordillera and the Western Cordillera of the Andes Range, and then on to Potosi, an old historic city that lies at 14,000 feet altitude!   450 more words


Planeta Bolivia - CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO

Los cambios en el régimen de lluvias y el incremento de la temperatura, aumentaron la descertificación y la erosión de los suelos, reduciendo un 20% los ingresos económicos en el área rural. 85 more words


Adventures in the Jungle: Bitten by a monkey!

Hello friends!

Just to give you quickly some news: life in the jungle is tougher than expected! After two weeks of our project, we’ve already been in the hospital twice! 131 more words


What Makes a School?

(more pictures to follow, working with poor WiFi!)

Outside my biology classroom in secondary school there was a poster that said ‘Reach for the moon. Even if you miss you’ll land among the stars’. 614 more words

R&A Year

Metsä on parhaimmillaan syksyllä

Huomenna alkaa aineenopettajan pedagogisiin opintoihin kuuluva perusharjoittelu. Pidän neljä espanjan ja neljä elämänkatsomustiedon harjoitustuntia, osallistun ryhmänohjauksiin ja Koulu yhteisönä -seminaaritapaamisiin ja seuraan tunteja. Työväenopiston syksyn kursseista on jälkipuolikas jäljellä; tämän viikon syysloman ansiosta olen valmistellut jäljellä olevia tunteja etukäteen. 629 more words

Uyuni and the night train

It was time to get even higher and deeper into the Andes. Next stop, Bolivian town of Uyuni and the world’s largest salt flat. It means that the short and easy bus rides were over. 785 more words

South America


Intro de los 1000 km de ruta de arena y ripio entre la frontera de Bolivia y Chile. 4500 metros de altura. -15º (noche) +25º (día) 12 more words