Over the past week we have traveled far and wide through the Andes mountains, from a remote village called Colquemarca to the world-famous Inca citadel known as Machu Picchu.  With internet connections that were weak or non-existent, we were unable to upload photos to the blog until now.  Over the next several days we’ll post stories and pictures from our travels.

In the meantime, we have returned to Lima, Peru’s capital, home to eight million people.  The students have met their new families and are spending the weekend getting acquainted with their host mothers, sisters, fathers, brothers and grandparents as they adjust to life in this modern, fast-paced city.