2014 Trip Blogs

2014 Trip Blogs

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Visit to La Amistad

Education is the biggest equalizer, and for many teenagers in America, it is something we take for granted the most. Talking to the kids here has taught me that anything is possible if you work hard and you really want it. Just like the saying, “If there is a will, there is a way.” Many kids beat all odds of their success through pursuing higher education, and I think that is what I and many other fellow Glimpsers gained out of today. ... READ MORE

Recent Posts

The Amazing Journey


Today wasn’t just any day; it was one of the most emotional but happiest days of our lives.  I woke up all of the Global Glimpsers today at 5am which isn’t as easy as it sounds.  But thanks to the trusted help of Christian Lyken, it was easier for me to get everyone up and ready for this memorable moment of leaving Esteli, Nicaragua.... READ MORE

The Beginning of the End


Today marks the last day of our trip in Nicaragua. As the leader, I was given the name of “Joker” because I do a reasonably great impression of the Joker from Batman. An Important part of today was our final reflection seminar; it was a very emotional and interesting part of the day. Everyone was shocked that it was almost three hours long and... READ MORE

Free Day!


While we’re in a foreign country, we certainly aren’t here to be tourists. This trip has provided a completely new experience for both me and the twenty-one other incoming seniors that I’ve been living with these past couple of weeks. Because it was a free day, breakfast was optional. This allowed for us to sleep in, but as usual I woke up early... READ MORE

Finalizing CAP and English Tutoring


  Tessa’s Perspective Today was the beginning of the end…I know that sounds a little morbid but it was the beginning of the end of our trip. We finished a lot of activities today: our Community Action Project (CAP) at El Platanal and English tutoring lessons. It was a very emotional with all the goodbyes but still inspirational because of... READ MORE

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