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It's My Birthday and I'll...

…hike if I want to. My love for hiking continued as I decided that is exactly what I want to do for my birthday. With friends I went to Cajas National Park which has eight different trails. 78 more words


Random Acts of Kindness

Now for one of my favorite weeks thus far as a PCV. I planned a summer camp alongside, Courtney, a Youth & Families PCV with the theme of… 419 more words


Youth in Action

During the summer break from school, many TEFL volunteers put on camps and I was more than thrilled to participate in them. The first camp of the summer was, Youth in Action. 290 more words


Sandro- A success story

One of the biggest frustrations for Peace Corps Volunteers and international aid workers is to ascertain if we are making a difference. You have to trust you are indeed making a difference. 266 more words

Fatine Turns Fifteen

Happy birthday, Fatine! L’eid milad sai3d!

We celebrated with a little but grand hefla (party) at Mama Ryqqia’s house.

And no hefla is complete without some dancing! 95 more words


San Bartolome y El Mercado

My new Argentine friend, Sebastian.

Tag! You’re it!

This is at the very bottom of our hill in our neighborhood of Yanacoto.

My host brother Fabian eating a little shot of Jello. 155 more words

Cuerpo De Paz

F*ck it, lets just go already.

What’s been going on?
A culmination of events has led to a packing of my parents house with people of my clan. In layman’s terms: family members that don’t live in my parents house are coming to visit. 413 more words

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