Spring 2014

February 27, 2014

After reading about the Incas and the arrival of the Spaniards in Peru in 1526, the Goshen students had the exciting opportunity to travel to the Inca’s…

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February 26, 2014

The Peru SST unit jumped, wiggled, twisted and sweated their way through a spirited workshop on traditional dances of Peru. Their instructors were Pedro Farias and his…

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February 25, 2014

Goshen College students spent a day exploring the Sacred City of Caral-Supe, which is considered one of the earliest civilizations of the world and the oldest in…

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February 25, 2014

Students continued their journey through Peru’s past with a visit to Huaca Pucllana, an administrative and religious center of the ancient Lima Culture, which dominated coastal Peru…

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January 27, 2014

Our visit to the squatter community in the Puente Piedra district on Jan. 17 was quite an eye-opening experience. (Neal) Although we went to that community to…

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January 24, 2014

Seven of 15 students will have birthdays while in Peru during the Study-Service Term for Spring 2014.  Since we will be taking a field trip Friday, we…

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January 20, 2014

Goshen College students participated in a truly interactive workshop last week by trying out a versatile musical instrument and a unique form of dance while also learning…

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January 14, 2014

Goshen College students got a crash course in the history of Lima on Friday by touring the historic downtown district, better known as “El Centro de Lima.”…

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January 12, 2014

Day One in Peru: Orientation

When the Goshen College students arrived in Lima and emerged from the airport about 12:30 a.m. Thursday, they were greeted with exceedingly rare summertime raindrops. It almost…

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January 11, 2014

Goshen students met their Lima host families Friday after a full day of orientation, an enjoyable tour of downtown and two nights in the Miraflores House (a…

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