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Tuesday and Wednesday!

First of all, there are four members of our crew that you haven’t met yet.  They are: tomas, cookie, chiquita and elvis! They live in our compound with Giovanna and Luis.  Here is Luis opening up the electrified gates to … Continue reading

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the center of the earth

So we started our day at our volunteer site, a local school for young children.  We were promptly handed paint brushes and placed in front of a long white wall and instructed to start repainting it white.  We dutifully obliged … Continue reading

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Ready to go…

Can’t believe we are FINALLY at the airport! In ten hours, we will be getting off the plane in Quito!!

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It’s the Final Countdown!

Look here first to see how excited we are! Four days until we head to the airport in New York City and begin our adventure in Ecuador!!! On Sunday, we check into our volunteer housing on the outskirts of Quito. … Continue reading

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The Countdown Begins

Only 45 days until we leave for Ecuador!  We will spend a week volunteering in Quito through Ubelong, and then spend a few days exploring the Galapagos Islands.  Come back after August 6 to follow our journey!

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