Fall 2013

November 2, 2013

The Peru SST group spent three sunny days exploring Cusco and Peru’s Sacred Valley with the help of our guides, Abrahan Quispe Corrales for Cusco and Oswaldo…

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November 1, 2013

Goshen College students began their week in Cuzco with study, music, dancing and quiet time with new host families. It was a great start to what proved…

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October 30, 2013

Goshen College students recently visited three fields for service, play and friendship. They gained new insights into life in Peru as they prepared a field for planting,…

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October 28, 2013

While Goshen students are in Lima, their studies on language and culture include Spanish classes and a series of lectures. This semester, students welcomed 15 lecturers on…

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October 26, 2013

Although some of the tastiest coffee in the world grows in Peru, we have been interested to learn that that Peruvians are not big coffee-drinkers. Breakfast is…

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October 25, 2013

What would happen if you combined the accuracy and reliability of the National Public Radio network with the immediacy and reach of CNN, added the variety of…

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October 23, 2013

Visiting a master

Why would an octogenarian continue to work 10- or 12-hour days when he has earned a comfortable retirement as a successful, internationally-acclaimed artist? “For me it isn’t…

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October 15, 2013

Until the 1990s, scholars pointed to Mesopotamia, Egypt, China and India as areas that first gave rise to civilization – locations where ancient peoples organized societies with…

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October 13, 2013

Learning during the Study-Service Term takes many forms, from living with host families and going on field trips to soaking in hours of lectures and participating in-depth…

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October 9, 2013

Embracing nature and traditions

Living and studying in modern Lima, one can forget that huge portions of Peru are in agricultural production and that some traditions are as powerful as ever….

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