Fall 2014

September 16, 2014

We drove away from Lima on Friday, headed north on a highway that hugs the coastline, the Pacific to our left and steeply banked sand dunes to…

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September 11, 2014

The Rosas of Lima

 Abby shares a journal entry: I felt like there was something symbolic and in some ways very sacred about arriving in Peru and being with our host…

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September 7, 2014

We left our home base at the Buen Pastor church on Friday morning, taking a bus toward Cono Norte, or the northern rim of Lima, where immigrants…

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September 5, 2014

Downtown Lima

Our tour of downtown Lima began in an early colonial monastery, Convento de San Francisco, known for its religious art above ground and its history below ground….

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September 3, 2014

Well, we’re off and running! The first days here in Lima have been so full it’s been hard to stop long enough to post a blog. That…

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August 30, 2014

Goshen students met their Lima host families on Friday after a day spent touring downtown Lima. The students prepared to meet their host parents and siblings by…

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August 28, 2014

The 15 students who will spend the fall semester on SST in Peru left early and arrived early. The trip started around 4 a.m. , when they…

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August 22, 2014

Six years ago this month we flew from Peru back to the States, having finished our yearlong term as SST directors. In our final blog post, we…

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