Summer 2010

July 27, 2010

Departure

We accompanied the students to the airport several hours ago and they are headed back to North America. Good bye, Southern Cross.  Hello, Summer!

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July 27, 2010

Retreat

We finished the semester with a retreat in Chosica, a town nestled in the foothills at the edge of Lima known for its sunny climate.  We spent…

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July 22, 2010

Service on the Coast

Three students — Ellie, David and Taylor — are serving in the city of Chimbote on Peru’s north coast.  All three are working with Los Amigos, the…

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July 17, 2010

Service in Cusco

Three students — Allen, Seth and Simon — are serving in the Cusco area.  Four days of constant rain last January caused unprecedented flooding in the river…

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July 16, 2010

Service in the Sierra

Five students are serving in the foothills of the Cordillera Blanca, or White Mountains, home to the tallest peaks in Peru. Aaron spends each day helping children…

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July 3, 2010

This is peak season for travel to the rain forest — relatively dry and sunny with luscious green everywhere to be seen.  Nearly half of our group…

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June 15, 2010

Last Days in Lima

The students finished their six-week stay in Lima with a visit to artist Victor Delfin’s studio in Barranco.  Then we prepared for the culminating event of the…

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June 14, 2010

This semester we organized three workshops:  Traditional Dancing, Cajon Drumming and Jewelry Making.  We invited Peruvian artists — Pedro Farias, Camilo Ballumbrosio and Ricardo and Eliana Mauriola…

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May 29, 2010

We began our week-long trip to the epic Inca city with a visit to Sacsayhuaman, home to a collection of huge stones fitted together with incredible precision…

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May 16, 2010

We began the week with a lecture on race and ethnicity, then enjoyed workshops on contemporary praise songs and dances from the rain forest, highlands and coast. …

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