Where do we go from here?

Where do we go from here?

It’s over already? It’s hard to believe our time in Ecuador has come and gone in what seemed like no time at all. It has been quite the adjustment being home for 4 days already. An adjustment to the body,…

Home isn't the same....

Home isn’t the same….

Hey Everyone, I have now been home for 2 days and I have an amazing revelation to share. Everything is the same, yet everything is different. I’m not sure how to elaborate on that, but it is like nothing changed…

Day 14: A Final Farewell

Day 14: A Final Farewell

Fifteen days, fourteen students, two interpreters, two instructors, one dedicated bus driver & countless memories. In just two weeks I feel as though I’ve grown a life time. It’s unbelievable to think that in a matter of hours we’ll be…

Big Change Up

Big Change Up

Going into this trip people talked about how this trip moved them in different ways but I had no idea in the way or to what degree this trip would change my outlook on life. As cliché as it is,…

Four Days in Paradise!

Four Days in Paradise!

These past two weeks we have had here in Ecuador have been amazing, but with an amazing trip you need an amazing ending. That’s exactly what we had! After all our hard work with the daycare, the school and Damien’s…

Day 13: Building A Playground

Day 13: Building A Playground

We spent the morning at the orphanage, with the intention of helping the carpenters build a playground for the kids. I was expecting to be building swings and slides. What we actually ended up doing however was transferring giant rocks from one end of the yard to the other, uphill.

Day 12: Damien's House

Day 12: Damien’s House

Ecuador has been amazing and I’m so sad there is only two more days left of this adventure.This trip transformed not only myself as a person, but the whole team.

Day 12: Play date on the beach!

Day 12: Play date on the beach!

Hola!! So you know that one song that goes “the sun will come out tomorrow,” well that should have been our theme song yesterday because boom, the sun is out baby! Woo!  After breakfast we spent a couple hours out…

Day 11: Surf's Up, Dude!

Day 11: Surf’s Up, Dude!

Hola mis Amigos! It is just the craziest thing to think that we only have about 3 more full days left here in Ecuador, sad face. Waking up to the sound of the ocean here in Olon was a perfect…