Day 1: Guayaquil Tour

Day 1: Guayaquil Tour

Today was our first FULL day in Ecuador (yay!), and it was definitely a busy one.  Some people started off by doing morning yoga with Kelley out on the terrace. Some other people (like me) chose to sleep in a…

Travel Day!

Travel Day!

Hey everybody, Erica here! Or should I say Hola mis amigos!  I am very excited to say that our PERL 300 class successfully made it to Guayaquil, Ecuador. We met at the Edmonton International Airport at about 10pm on May…

How To Avoid Soreness After Excercising

How To Avoid Soreness After Excercising

Muscle soreness is no fun. Learn how to reduce soreness after exercise from Dave Kato, chair of the Bachelor of Physical Education transfer program.

Home too Soon

We spent all of Sunday and the morning on Monday at La Barquita. It was so relaxing and truly needed by all of us. After seeing some of the things we did in Guayaquil and constantly thinking, writing, reflecting, absorbing,…

Saying Goodbye

These past two weeks have been an absolutely amazing experience, the things we have learned and the everlasting friendships that have been made will be in the minds of the PERL 300 students forever! The 11 of us are so…

you don’t always get what you give

I have been putting off this blog post because I wasn’t sure how to put what I wanted to say into words so I suppose that I will just retell the stories that have very much touched me these past…

Simplicity

When travelling abroad, you can expect to find that a few things are different than back home. Some of the most obviously novel things are the food, people and language, but one of the things I found quite interesting was the…

“Por favor, no te vayas!”

Today I am sitting here in a room that I’m sharing with Cynthia, Josselyn, Chelsea, and Alex at La Barquita. Tomorrow will be our last full day in Ecuador, so I thought it would be nice to recap over our…

We’ll be home before we know it …

I remember being a child and the days when Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, and Aqua were popular and constantly on repeat. I was riding in what was probably the family minivan at the time, annoying my parents with “are we…