As a part two to this post, I thought I’d share a few of my favorites from the past few months. Suggestions poured in after said post, which was awesome, and my mom mailed me a few books in a very heavy package. I also picked up a few when I went back home at the end of the year. The hit rate has been … Continue reading I finally have time to read…part 2
My dad reflects on our family visit to Guatemala Continue reading A Guest Post from my Dad: She’s Going Where?
The End of Summer in Santiago doesn’t mean school but it does bring change Continue reading The End of Summer in Santiago
Last weekend, I climbed Acatenango, the third tallest volcano in Central America. It’s weird to write this sentence and I’m still somewhat surprised that I did this. Reaching the top of Acatenango is an overnight undertaking, it’s over 13,000 feet tall, you camp, you carry a pack and it is steep. I, as of last Saturday, have never so much as slept in a tent. … Continue reading That time I climbed a volcano
Hi everyone, My second week feels roughly 1000 times easier than the first. I know where I’m going, I know what some things should cost (though I’m clueless when it comes to lancha, or ferry prices which are notorious for ripoffs) and I’m getting to know people better. Updates are still sporadic because slow wifi means these posts take forever (because I love including pictures) … Continue reading Week #2 In Review
Hi everyone, Apologies for the radio silence, but life here is busy and change is exhausting. Here’s what’s been going on… WORK: Work has been going well and there is definitely A LOT to do. The team is pretty small and we all work on lots of different projects. Cojolya’s upcoming video project, which will showcase the stories of our weavers and give some more … Continue reading First Week √√√
Today, I went to work at Cojolya for the first time and it was really good, overwhelming, but good. Yesterday was a big day in terms of settling. I met my upstairs roommates Ana and Lillie who work at Pueblo a Pueblo (Basically everyone I hang out with works at Cojolya, the Hospitalito Atitlan or Pueblo a Pueblo, the organizations that I’ve deemed the “Big … Continue reading My first day of work