by Ify Before we hit the road to Cobán, we enjoyed a final breakfast filled with fruits, chicharrones, black beans, plantains, juice, and fresh coffee with Meneses family. When we finished, we got in the van and began our long journey. On our way to Coban, we met up with Carlos and his family and … Continue reading mi casa es su casa—28 February
by Ugo First we started off the day with a traditional Guatemalan breakfast, and beans had a lot to do with it. Beef Tamales, lots of fruits, cookies and coffee. The coffee was from our hosts' farm. We also had fresh cream and goat cheese made at the farm. We also had chicharones, and tostadas, which … Continue reading Coffee
You'll hear from yesterday's leader of the day later this afternoon, but for now I wanted to share some visuals from our amazing day tracking a cup of coffee from seed to mill (and some of us drinking a few cups of it ourselves).
We've happily and safely arrived in Guatemala! Driving through empty city streets with our amazing hosts sharing stories and histories—and coming home to a delicious past-midnight snack—was a great way to end this day of travel. We are thrilled to be here.
Greetings from Bus 3! Our group has set off on Tidewater Trail with our GPS set for Dulles. Armed with snacks and jaunty hats and passports, we are ready for this next adventure. We have all different types of travelers on this journey—we range from folks who've lived and worked abroad to those who are … Continue reading On the Road
In fifty odd hours ten travelers from Christchurch School will dig their toes into some new soil; we few will explore Guatemala through the lens, structure, and keen sense of curiosity that characterizes Christchurch's Global Education Program. During our time in country you'll hear from students and faculty—and locals!—as they traverse mountains, explore cities, and—among other … Continue reading A New Adventure