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    [post_content] => The group has landed safely in Miami and instructors are helping students get to onward flights and rendezvous with family! ¡Gracias por la gran aventura!
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Group Landed Safely in Miami!

Jody Segar,SUMMER: Guatemala 6-Week

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The group has landed safely in Miami and instructors are helping students get to onward flights and rendezvous with family! ¡Gracias por la gran aventura!

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08/8/16

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Jody Segar

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    [post_content] => Hello Family & Friends,

The group flight has departed Guatemala and students are safely en route to Miami. You can track the flight's progress here. Wishing happy reunions to all!
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The group is in the air, en route to Miami!

Jody Segar,SUMMER: Guatemala 6-Week

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Hello Family & Friends, The group flight has departed Guatemala and students are safely en route to Miami. You can track the flight’s progress here. Wishing happy reunions to all!

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08/8/16

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Jody Segar

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    [post_content] => Hi everyone! This will be my last field note, and we have been told that it needs to be a story. Before I start my story, I want to give some information as to why we are doing this. When we left San Juan La Laguna to go to IMAP, we left with Briana´s friends from Ireland. Neil and Sarika are two of the most fascinating people I have ever met, and it turns out that Sarika is a professional story teller. What she told us was that the most important thing that every good story has, is a point of change. She then told us a story about one of the kings of Ireland and asked us about when the point of changed occurred, and what that change brought to the story. So now as part of my last Field Note, I will now write my own story.

 

Once upon a time, about six weeks ago, a young 15 year old man, arrived in Guatemala with a bunch of strangers in a strange land. He had absolutely no idea what he was getting himself into, and he didn´t know anything about the people that he was going to be with. He spent the first few days trying to come to conclusions about all of the people that he was with, and although many of the conclusions turned out to be false, they gave him a sense of security. Then just as he was getting comfortable with his new friends, he was pushed into a new environment with totally new people, who didn´t speak his native tongue. This caused him new issues, but those issues were quickly relieved when these new people wanted to talk about things that this young man could talk about for hours. The young man who´s name was Alexander, spent the next 5 or 6 days with these people and by the time he had to leave, he was very upset. Not only did he have to leave what had become a very comfortable place, he had to leave and face a new challenge THE FOUR DAY TREK. As Alexander was a young man who could run around and play sports all day, he had his doubts about walking with 40 pounds on his back at the elevation of nearly 10,000 ft. He bravely put aside his fears, and began to actually enjoy the trek, as walking became easier. The places that they rested were some of the most beautiful places he had seen in his short 15 years of living on this planet, and he began to look forward to the next place that they would stop and rest at. This was never more the case then on the 3rd day of the trek, where it was miserable, raining, cold, muddy, and after falling 7 times he was ready to quite. Then something happened, he didn´t want to quite, rather he wanted to beat the muddy path that made him fall 7 times and wanted to finish what he started. When he made it through the day, although muddy, wet, cold, and miserable, he also felt empowered and was so glad that he finished the trek and for a short time, felt like he could do anything. Just as he thought the challege was over, 2 days later, he found himself in some of the roughest conditions of his life. No water, no toilet, sleeping on a wooden board, sharing a room the size of his bathroom with 6 other people as a place to sleep. This was a true challenge, but after handling a trek, he felt that he could do anything, and not only did he manage with the conditions, he trived in them and truly began to grow as a person, and built a real connection with the people that he was with for the 3 nights that he spent with with these 6 other people. When it was time for him to leave, he felt sad and actually wanted to stay longer and continue to work and live with these new people. Reluctantly he left with his group of people who were now no longer strangers, but rather they were his new family and his support system. When they arrived at their new home, it was like a different world. There were hot showers, beds, and a washing machine. This was his home for the next 4 days, and it allowed him to reset and become refreshed, for what lay ahead.

For the remaining three weeks, Alexander was a changed man, he felt confident in his spanish, and was ready for whatever challenges lay ahead. When he had to hike another time, to a grave of 170 innocent women and children, he handled it, although it was very sad, he handled it and was glad that he did it. Finally there was only a week and a half left in his journey, and he was presented with what would be the most enjoyable time in this land that was no longer foreign to him, and instead was his home. During this last week and a half, he truly realized what an amazing place Guatemala was. He learned to paint, he met many new people, and most importantly he was able to be with a family that was a lot of fun and helpful with any questions that he had. A few days later, he celebrated his 16th birthday and was able to hear a story from the great Sarika. It was at this time that he and his friends would have to write a story about their journeys during the last 6 weeks. With a whole new perspective on life, Alexander was excited to write a story because he didn´t know how else to tell his story, and that was the story of how a simple six weeks changed a 15 year old boy who didn´t know anything about Guatemala, and turned him into a culturally educated 16 year old man who was ready to face any challenge that he encountered with a full head of steam, because he learned that anything is possible if you truly want to make it possible.

As there are now less than 24 hours until our trip ends and we go our seperate ways, we remember what we have gone through together these past few weeks, and know that we will never forget these memories. And although I am very sad to be leaving behind new friends, I am very excited to go home and see my family.

Thanks to everyone on this trip for making it a great one, and thanks to all my family for supporting me through this.

To my family I want to say thanks for helping me and supporting me, to Cameron specifically thanks for telling me all about dragons, and to my parents and my brothers, I want to say I love you. See you soon
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Every good story has a turning point

Alexander Koffman,SUMMER: Guatemala 6-Week

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Hi everyone! This will be my last field note, and we have been told that it needs to be a story. Before I start my story, I want to give some information as to why we are doing this. When we left San Juan La Laguna to go to IMAP, we left with Briana´s friends […]

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08/7/16

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Alexander Koffman

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    [post_content] => On a Wednesday night, a moonbeam shone on a little whiteegg, resting on a leaf, in Philadelphia.

A bright, sunny Tuesday morning, a little,very curious caterpillar popped out of the tiny white egg. She started to look around and realized that she wanted to explore more than her home. That morning she boarded a plane to Guatemala hoping to learn a new language and culture.

When she arrived in Guatemala city she met up with the rest of her curious caterpillar friends.

The next day they drove to Todos Santos. There they began their language lessons from their grasshopper teachers and they stayed with their new ant families. Although the little caterpillar was curious, she was too shy and nervous to have conversations with her very large ant family.

A week later the still very curious caterpillar and her curious caterpillar friends embarked on a long trek to Nebaj. The little curious caterpillar was very tired the whole way, but she was amazed by the beautiful scenery.

The day after they arrived in Nebaj, they went to Cotzal. There the little curious caterpillars met their second ant families. The little curious caterpillar tried to speak with her ant family, but this ant family spoke mainly a different language, Ixil than the caterpillar was learning.

In Cotzal, the little curious caterpillar learned a lot about the history of Cotzal, but not much of the language.

For the next week the curious caterpillar continued to explore diferent areas in Guatemala, until she and her friends came to San Juan Atitlan.

There they stayed with their third and final ant family. The little curious caterpillar again took language lessons. She learned and learned and learned, until one day she became very tired. So she went to lean to weave. She weaved and weaved and weaved, until she had weaved herself a colorful cocoon.

She spent the night in her cocoon. In the morning, she took a small bite out of her cocoon, spread her colorful wing; she was a beautiful butterfly.

 

Based on The Little Hungry Caterpilla, by Eric Carle
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The Little Hungry Caterpillar in Guatemala

Lia Weil,SUMMER: Guatemala 6-Week

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On a Wednesday night, a moonbeam shone on a little whiteegg, resting on a leaf, in Philadelphia. A bright, sunny Tuesday morning, a little,very curious caterpillar popped out of the tiny white egg. She started to look around and realized that she wanted to explore more than her home. That morning she boarded a plane […]

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08/7/16

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Lia Weil

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Deep within a forest, there lived a parliament of owls, and in this group was an owl named Mai-nek. Mai-nek was shrewd, quiet, and most of all, observant. His ears were attuned to the audible nuances of the deep wood, and could sense prey from miles away. And for Mai-nek, night was simply a transparent cloak, uncapable of hindering.

Despite Mai-nek´s prowess, there existed those who disapproved, for Mai-nek was blind. In particular, another owl, Mai-bak, constantly clashed with Mai-nek. Mai-bak, known to have the sharpest eyes in all the forest, constantly criticized Mai-nek, since, according to him, only the best owls had the sharpest vision. Mai-nek did not lose face, when confronted with disapproval. Instead, he simply acknowledged the words and continued his deaf owl life.

One night, lightning struck tallest oak, and the forest was set ablaze. The parliament successfully fled the fire, all except for Mai-bak. Too scared to help, the other owls simply would not look for him. No trace of Mai-bak was to be found. Suddenly though, Mai-nek, with his keen hearing, heard a faint cry for help. Mai-bak, blinded by the smoke, flew into a thicket of brambles and became trapped. Without hesitation, Mai-nek dove into the smokey abyss and found the ensnared Mai-bak. He could not see how thick the brambles were, and struggled to free his ensared criticizer in vain.

The flames consumed the forest, and the two owls perished. The entire wood was incinerated, leaving nothing standing. However, in the place of their deaths sprouted new life. A small oak tree began to grow.

During this trip, I have faced many challenged, both internal and external. For someone who approaches conflicts in a holistic way, both seeing and hearing thoughts and actions from others and balancing my own mental rationale, there have been times where I was consumed by it all. My observant nature and constant searching for the known has been the fuel to the roaring fires of the various challenges throughout the trip. I have now realised that stressing over my strengths, weaknesses, insecurities, and doubts is pointless. Living in Guatemala for six weeks has exposed me to inspiring people, places, and experiences that embody the raw beauty of life, which is what really matters.

Trying to figure out the strange, complex, and funny thing known as life is means for self-destruction. Acknowledging the futility of overanalyzation and appreciating life for what it is clears away the smoke and results in true beauty.

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Kame: The Nahual of Death and Rebirth

Michael Dunkelman,SUMMER: Guatemala 6-Week

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Michael Dunkelman

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    [post_content] => Approximately six weeks ago, an excited, talkative, and very nervous 17 year old girl boarded a plane, ready for an adventure in a very unique country. In the past, she had visited this same country, but had been with her family, and had only stayed in Antigua, a major city. When she first arrived in Guatemala this summer, she was filled with anticipation. During her group´s first bus ride, she soaked in her surroundings: incredible graffiti, colorful murals, intricate statues, catchy music, and distinct smells of unknown foods. In the next few weeks, she explored new areas of the country, areas that she had never visited previously. She got used to the red and white striped pants and colorful shirts that many of the people wore in this new town, Todos Santos. As she learned new things about Maya culture, she started to feel strange. She was intrigued, delighted by new and delicious foods, and eager to learn more. However, she felt different. The air was thinner, colder, and felt thick with ancient knowledge. One day, after learning from her new teacher, Magnolia, about a maya ceremony involving sacred mountains, corn, and sacrifices, the girl´s leg started itching. She itched it and itched it, but the uncomfortable feeling didn´t go away. At night, when she plunged herself into the freezing cold shower, she looked down at her leg and noticed something sticking out. As she looked closer, she realized it was a single feather, primarily green, with spots of turquoise. She tried to pull it out, but it was firmly attached to her pale skin. Days passed and the feather did not detach. She was worried, but not too much, for she felt fine otherwise. A few days later, the girl met a man named Roberto on her group´s trek. Very early on, Roberto explained to her about local farming and the wide variety of vegetables that grew in that region. As she listened to him list all of the different kinds vegetables that grew in each elevation of the area, she began to feel a familiar, unrelenting itch on the back of her neck. As she reached back to examine her neck, she felt what she had expected: a little bump on her skin, from which emerged a smaller, yet defined feather. Knowing she couldn´t do anything about it in the moment, she continued on her trek, only slightly concerned about it. Once again, the girl forgot about these addition to her body until she reached Cotzal. In Cotzal, she met her homestay mom, who acted as if she was the girl´s real mother. She told the girl all about her past, her losses in Guatemala´s civil war, and her incredible life. As they talked and talked, the girl felt more feathers sprouting up on her arms, feet and back. She continueid to ignore them, assuming that they were just some strange parasite that would leave her body after a few days of unpleasant cagando, something her group was overly familiar with. Time passed and the feather did not disappear. On the contrary, they began to accumulate, first in clumps, and then in a thin later all over her body. She soon started to notice a patterns of the feathers´appearances:  always right after she met someone new. Someone that talked to her, taught her, and exposed her to new information. After watching a movie created by Juancho, a wise, young Guatemalan, she noticed a few additional feathers. She also noticed many new ones after spending a day with a group of hardworking Maya women, working on clearing the land and learning how to plant beans. In addition, she discovered new feathers after having a unique spiritual experience in the Tuj, and learning from Filipe and Elvira about various homemade remedies and the powers of medicinal plants. Very soon after, she noticed even more feathers when learning about permaculture and sustainable living in Rabinal. By this point, her group had all noticed her strange appearance. Despite finding it strange, they didn´t mention anything to her, for they didn´t want her to feel bad. In Río Negro, just a few days later, she noticed that the hair on her head was beginning to look and feel more like feathers. Listening to Sebastian talk about the massacres and deaths that had occured in his community, she could feel feather sprouting out of her upper neck and lower back. His words, like those of many people before him, had an intense physical and emotional effect on the girl. She felt sad. Sad that all of these terrible things had happened to so many people. But she also felt inspired. Inspired by their ability to remain strong and continue living, learning, and teaching after these terrible tragedies. After leaving Río Negro, she found herself in San Juan, La Laguna: a much more happy, yet equally moving place. As she spent time with Angel, Elvia, Juan Antonio and Eddy, her new family, she was overwhelmed by the amount of new feathers that she kept finding on her body. They taught her a new lifestyle, one that involved traditional dress, secret recipes, and an incredible work ethic that left ample room for fun. They also taught her the power of love and kindness, as they supported her through a short period of illness. In San Juan, the girl´s hands, which were the only remaining unfeathered part of her body, began growing feathers as they were guided each day by an incredibly talented artisan named Sonia. As she learned new stitched, patterns, and designs, her hands began growing colorful feathers, similar to the colors of the string she was using. When she left San Juan, she was extremely sad to leave behind the people that had taught her and cared for her so much. As she walked out of the family´s house for the last time, she glanced in the mirror and was surprised at what she saw. Her belly feathers were beginning to turn from white to bright red, and she no longer resembled the pale girl that she had been when she arrived in Guatemala. She thought she looked different, weird perhaps. However, when she walked down the street towards the port, she noticed that other Guatemalans didn´t look at her the same way they had when she first arrived in this amazing country. They glimpsed her, and didn´t look back in surprise, the way her group mates had started to do. What she realized is that the Guatemalans weren´t staring at her, becuase she finally fit it. Each of her feathers carried a piece of knowlege. Whether it be important maya values and beliefs, or certain phrases and words that were specific to Guatemalan Spanish, the girl´s feathers connected her to the Guatemelan people. Each accumulated feather was accumulated knowledge and wisdom that she had learned from her numerous mentors over the past six weeks. In contrast to the discomfort that she had originally felt with the feathers covering her body, the girl now felt comfortable and even proud. She finally fit into her surroundings and understood the people around her. The girl who had showed up in Guatemala six weeks prior, had grown and changed. When she first arrived, she was a person, filled with anticipation. Now, she flew through the streets, more confident, proud, knowledgable and in the body of the incredible quetzal.
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A True Quetzal

Yamit Netter-Sweet,SUMMER: Guatemala 6-Week

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Approximately six weeks ago, an excited, talkative, and very nervous 17 year old girl boarded a plane, ready for an adventure in a very unique country. In the past, she had visited this same country, but had been with her family, and had only stayed in Antigua, a major city. When she first arrived in […]

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08/7/16

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Yamit Netter-Sweet

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Once in a land far far away, in a place unbeknownst to all humans, dragons soared and roared happily.  One little dragon, however, had a very big issue. While all of his friends his age had since learned to breathe fire, this dragon could not.  No matter how hard he tried, all that would escape his mouth were wisps of smoke.  And so the dragon flew to a cave in the mountains and isolated himself. After a short while, the dragon encountered a small group of six young dragons, followed by three wise elder-dragons. Embarrassed to address the others, the little dragon stayed quiet. To his horror, the dragons approached and asked "What are you doing here all alone in the mountains?" The little dragon responded timidly, explaining how he could not breathe fire and so had come to the mountains to avoid his embarrassment. The other dragons said nothing. Instead, they all laughed. Hurt and shocked by this, the dragon asked "w-why are you laughing at me?"  Expecting them to taunt and make fun of him, he was surprised to hear their response. “We too are learning to breathe fire! Why not join us on our journey and learn with us.

 

Over the course of the next six weeks, the dragons soared all over the land where there be dragons. Together they stayed with expert fire-breathing dragons and took classes.  At the end of their journey the little dragon could breathe fire comfortably. However, he had learned an even more valuable lesson: A long journey is best walked with friends.

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The Land Where There Be Dragons

Aidan Donohue,SUMMER: Guatemala 6-Week

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Once in a land far far away, in a place unbeknownst to all humans, dragons soared and roared happily.  One little dragon, however, had a very big issue. While all of his friends his age had since learned to breathe fire, this dragon could not.  No matter how hard he tried, all that would escape […]

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08/7/16

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Aidan Donohue

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    [post_content] => Kevin was a spoiled mouse. He lived in a luxurious cage, had a mountain of tasty pellets in his bowl every morning, and was pampered by his owners. He had everything he needed, and it was all he had ever known. Still, Kevin wondered. One day, Kevin´s curiosity got the best of him. Slipping into mischievous fit, Kevin slyly squeezed himself from the metal bars of his beloved home. With a combination of excitement and nervousness, Kevin pranced across the table on which his cage sat and leapt to the cold, smooth kitchen tile. Timidly, he poked his quivering nose through a hole in the screen door and set foot upon the outside world for the first time. Overwhelmed by the newness, he dashed behind a nearby tree.

Suddenly, Kevin heard a noise. A wave of fear rushed through his tiny body. A group of squirrels emerged from the dense foliage, their cheecks stuffed with nuts. Intrigued, Kevin asked what they were doing. ¨We are collecting food for the winter,¨ the squirrels collectively chattered. Confused, Kevin inquired, ¨Why must you collect food? My bowl is always full when I awake, whether it is summer or winter.¨
¨Here in the forest, we must gather nuts before the snow falls or else we won´t have food all winter long,¨ one squirrel replied. ¨We all gather our food together and support each other when food is scarce.¨ How interesting, Kevin thought, I have never wondered where my food comes from.

Kevin scampered away and soon stumbled upon a small bird poking around in the grass.

¨Hello,¨ Kevin squeaked. ¨What are you doing?¨

¨I am looking for twigs to build a home,¨ chirped the bird in reply, motioning her wing to the tree branch hanging overhead, ¨A storm destroyed our nest, and now we must build a new one.¨ Kevin observed as a whole community of birds worked together to construct a small home from bits of twigs, mud, grass, and leaves. He was captivated by the way the birds weaved the materials into a beautiful, sturdy nest. They all worked together, even those who wouldn´t be living there.

Kevin scurried off once again, almost immediately colliding with a slow, old, wrinkly snail.

¨Ah, Kevin,¨ the snail wheezed. ¨I´ve been watching you, my young friend. I was quite sure you would never venture out from your cage.¨

¨History, like my shell, is not a straight line. It curls around and around, each layer building on top of the next. Put your paw on the center my shell,¨ the snail instructed. Confused, Kevin shyly placed a paw upon the shell.

¨See the point where your paw is? To get to the edge of my shell, you must travel through each layer. The past is the present, the present is the future, and the future is the past. We cannot forget our history, for our past is where our traditions, culture, values, and commuity are drawn from. Our present is how we continue the lifestyle of our ancestors today, and our future is how we pass this lifestyle down to our descendents.¨

Bewildered, little Kevin set on his way home, with the old snail´s words echoing through his tiny, naïve mind. He hopped back through the hole in the screen door, and snuggled back into his familiar, comforting home. He fell into a deep sleep, and dreamt about the winding, endless path of the snail´s shell.
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Kevin´s Goes Down to Earth

Sarah McConchie,SUMMER: Guatemala 6-Week

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Kevin was a spoiled mouse. He lived in a luxurious cage, had a mountain of tasty pellets in his bowl every morning, and was pampered by his owners. He had everything he needed, and it was all he had ever known. Still, Kevin wondered. One day, Kevin´s curiosity got the best of him. Slipping into […]

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08/7/16

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Sarah McConchie

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    [post_content] => Dear Guatemala 6-week Students & Families,

Guatemala 6-week summer program students will soon be boarding their planes to return home and share their tales of adventure with each of you. We are sure you are anxiously awaiting their arrival!

Below is a reminder of the return group flight information for your reference:

August 8th, 2016

American Airlines #1182

Depart: Guatemala City (GUA) 7:00 AM

Arrive: Miami (MIA) 11:43 AM

Should you need any assistance during student travel days, please call our Admin cell phone for assistance: 303-921-6078, or email: update@wheretherebedragons.com.

We wish all students a great trip home!

Sincerely,

Dragons Administration
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Return Travel Information

Eva Vanek,SUMMER: Guatemala 6-Week

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Dear Guatemala 6-week Students & Families, Guatemala 6-week summer program students will soon be boarding their planes to return home and share their tales of adventure with each of you. We are sure you are anxiously awaiting their arrival! Below is a reminder of the return group flight information for your reference: August 8th, 2016 […]

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08/4/16

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Eva Vanek

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    [post_content] => Hola!!

After days of stressful planning and coordinating, expedition phase was a success! To start off the day, we met up at Lemá and had a our daily check-in. After everyone had showed up (including the instructors, who decided to make a point about lateness), we headed down to the lake with Antonio. Antonio, who was introduced to our group by my host dad, is the president of a local group of fisherman, Called Guardianes del Tul. This group focuses on cleaning the shore and the lake, and maintaining healthy conditions within the lake for the fish. After a brief explanation from Antonio about the purpose and mission of the organization, we all went out on the lake to learn about the fishing. A few of us went with one other dragons person, while most people went alone with each fisherman. The hour and a half that we were on the lake flew by fast. Within the first few minutes, Lia, who was in my boat, caught a fish. Antonio explained how to properly catch and reel in a fish, as well as how to take the hook out of the fish´ mouth. By the end of our fishing experience, most people (not me unfortunately), had caught a bunch of fish. No matter the number of fish caught, we all had a great morning, learning about proper fishing technique, about the fishermen´s lives, and practicing our Spanish.

Next up on our agenda was our trip to Panyebar: a small town in the mountains. We decided to go to Panyebar, because Benedicto, a local artist, had told us about a family there that had no running water and needed a lot of help in the fields. To start off, we met our driver, Jaime, in front of the bank. We drove for about 45 minutes in our favorite mode of transportation, the pick-up truck. We stopped in Santa Clara and had a delicious meal that was all in our budget. After lunch, we drove to Panyebar, met the women who we would be helping, and went to her fields. For the next few hours, we worked in her corn field, weeding around each corn plant. The work was tiresome, but definitely worth it, for at the end we could see our progress and it was clear that we really helped her. We got back in the truck, and headed back to San Juan.

When we got back to San Juan, we had a little scare, when the pizzeria we were planning on eating in, was closed. It turned out, that most of the comedores and places to eat were closed because it was a Sunday night (Church night). After asking around, we found a restaurant called Rostro Mayo and ate there.

In the end, we all had a great day, bonded as a group, and learned many new things about Guate!!

Hasta Pronto,

Yamit
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Expedition Phase: Success

Yamit Netter-Sweet,SUMMER: Guatemala 6-Week

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Hola!! After days of stressful planning and coordinating, expedition phase was a success! To start off the day, we met up at Lemá and had a our daily check-in. After everyone had showed up (including the instructors, who decided to make a point about lateness), we headed down to the lake with Antonio. Antonio, who […]

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08/2/16

Author

Yamit Netter-Sweet

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