Last Day At The Daycare

Last Day At The Daycare

The daycare was my favourite place in Ecuador to work. I worked with kids aged 3-5, and I’ll never forget what I learned.

Day 5: First Day at Agencies

Day 5: First Day at Agencies

Today was the first day we were separated into our agencies. This morning, all seventeen of us were loaded into the van at the same time and were dropped off at our respective agencies. I along with a handful of…

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…