Final Blog!

Our last day in Peru started with a long lie-in, after a late night of crêpes and chats. Maria’s first job as leader of the day of waking everyone up was made easy, given that our body clocks were set too early! After one last classic breakfast of eggs, bread and juice, we made our […]

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Last Full Day!

Update from student Cary: We woke up very late, waking up at 8:30. We had to unpack our G Adventures duffel bags we had become so attached to over the past five days. Then we ate breakfast, consisting of eggs (scrambled and fried), bread (toasted or Paninified), fruit, juice, coffee, water and butter. We went […]

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Finally, Machu Picchu!

Update by student Nina: Today was our earliest start by far. We woke up at 4:45 AM so that we could get to our 6 AM bus to Machu Picchu. We took the 30 minute bus ride up to the entrance, where we got in line and started to walk up. About 10 minutes into […]

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Getting to Machu Picchu

Update by student Connor: The day started off with a late start. At 7:30, our wonderful local guide, Jonathan, opened our tents and gave us some warm coca tea, which filled our hearts with pure joy. We then walked 5 feet to eat breakfast, which consisted of eggs, hot chocolate, and buttered bread. We then […]

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Lares Trek!

Update by student Caroline: We started our day with an early awakening at five in the morning. It was hard to get up because of how cold it was outside, but at least we were greeted with some hot and delicious coca tea by Jonathan, our guide. We had a switch up in our normal […]

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Journey to Lares Trek

Update from student Tristan: Today we started our day with another classic Peruvian breakfast of scrambled eggs, tea and bread. Afterwards, we were all loading into the bus when we were told that someone accidentally switched their duffel with someone from another group. Everyone checked their bag and, much to our surprise, it was Connor, […]

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Exploring Sacred Valley!

Update written by Henry: Today we had an early start at 6:30 AM. We ate breakfast and hopped on the bus at 7:30. Our first stop was at a tradition Quichua women’s weaving village. We fed the really cute alpacas and llamas. Then we learned how they clean the wool and dye it into different […]

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Cusco!

Update by student Kaleb: Today, we had an early start as we woke up at 6:45 a.m. for breakfast. The Peruvian breakfast was “super filling” as it consisted of just bread. The group packed up after one night in Lima to head to the airport for our departure to Cusco. We arrived at the airport […]

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Airport Day!

Update by student Cary: Today, we had a surprisingly late start, when the leader of the day, me, slept through his alarm and woke the boys up late. Dan, Zoé and the girls were already at breakfast by the time the boys got there 20 minutes late. After that, people got ready for the day. […]

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Last Full Day in Ecuador

Update from student Nina: We started at 7 a.m., which is a little earlier than usual, but still had our classic Ecuadorian breakfast of eggs, fruit and bread. During breakfast, we unfortunately learned that Dan was not feeling well and would not join us for our hike on Cotopaxi, which we were all very sad […]

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