Guatemala Days 6-9, May 10th-13th

Posted on Aug 10, 2013 in Guatemala, Photos, Travel
Guatemala Days 6-9, May 10th-13th

Day 6: We began our weekend in Cobán, and the shower with running water felt so good. We explored the markets, and found our favorite electronics store in all of Guatemala: “La Fuente”. It is a savior for our solar lights project. Day 7: Our visits to La Fuente today were frequent enough that the mustachioed man behind […]

Guatemala – Days 4-5, May 8th-9th

Posted on Aug 10, 2013 in Guatemala, Photos, Travel
Guatemala – Days 4-5, May 8th-9th

Day 4: Second day of English and After school camps The elementary students learned some key emotions in English, like happy, sad, tired, and angry, while we learned what it was like to slowly melt in a combination of constant direct sunlight and high humidity.     Day 5: Mother’s Day Celebration In lieu of […]

Guatemala – Day 3, May 7th

Posted on Aug 9, 2013 in Guatemala, Photos, Travel
Guatemala – Day 3, May 7th

Day 3: First day of English and After school camps 6:45 AM wake-up to the sweet, sweet sounds of dog and rooster choirs battling one another, and by 8 AM we were on our way to the elementary school  for our first English lessons. The students learned colors, our names, and very possibly saw a […]

Guatemala – Day 2, May 6th

Posted on Aug 9, 2013 in Guatemala, Photos, Travel
Guatemala – Day 2, May 6th

Day 2: Antigua to Cobán to Samox San Lucas The drive was supposed to take 6 hours, but after the van…lost some parts, we were delayed a couple of hours. The only way I could deal with the stagnant heat was to sleep. When daylight was beginning to dim, we reached Samox, and had our […]

Guatemala – Day 1, May 5th

Posted on Jul 24, 2013 in Guatemala, Photos, Travel
Guatemala – Day 1, May 5th

  Key information about the trip: May 5th – May 21st traveled with two other people in my student org (Sa Nimá Collaborative) four stops: G-City (passing through), Antigua, Cobán, Samox San Lucas (rural, not on a map) two projects: education and engineering (I’m officially on engineering) In-country NGO partner: CasaSito It was hot & humid. […]

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Posted on Jul 5, 2013 in Blog

What to expect from this blog: Genius, pure genius. What you’ll actually get:  design and/or drawing doodles advice gleaned from my experiences, usually having to do with student organizations stories from my life and travels and occasionally, genius  

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