Summer 2011

May 24, 2011

Our most recent service trip took us to the rural village of Quebrada Verde, about a 70-minute drive south from Lima. There we spent a day and…

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May 22, 2011

On Thursday a 70-minute bus ride delivered us from the concrete and noise of Lima to the small, rural village of Quebrada Verde in the coastal mountains…

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May 22, 2011

hands-on learning

We were able to enjoy two uniquely Peruvian cultural delights this week: the cajón and cebiche. Drummer extraordinaire Camilo Ballumbrosio introduced us to the cajón during a…

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May 22, 2011

Spanish study

This semester our meeting place is the Anglican Cathedral of the Good Shepherd in the Miraflores district of Lima. In a city with so much noise, we…

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May 15, 2011

We spent Thursday and Friday getting to know the district of Villa Maria on Lima’s sprawling, populous “South Side,” which is known as the city’s cono sur…

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May 14, 2011

Digging in

We spent Thursday and Friday in Villa Maria del Triunfo, a district on the southern edge of Lima in what is called the “Southern Cone.” (Lima also…

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May 9, 2011

More than 8.5 million people call Lima home. To get a better sense of this huge, sprawling city, we headed to central Lima. Our first stop was…

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May 8, 2011

The students spent their first full day in Peru getting their “Lima legs”—they walked the mile and a half from their hostel to Goshen Tambo, the directors’…

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May 8, 2011

¡Hola, hijo!

We’ve had a busy few days! We’ll be posting more updates and many photos soon, but here are pictures of the SSTers and some of their Lima…

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May 4, 2011

an on-time arrival

The Peru SST group made it to Lima a little after 9:30 this evening. All is well and we’re looking forward to starting our orientation bright and…

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