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  • I've been accepted

    Travel Journal from United States Texas, United States | Mon Sep 03, 2012

    I have been officially accepted into the ProWorld Internship in Peru Program.  I will be interning for a month long in Cusco, Peru.  The internship is a community development program aimed at raising awareness for human rights, called Spread the Word. 

    Peru Internship

  • Leaving.

    Travel Journal from Peru Urubamba, Peru | Fri Aug 17, 2012

    Today is my last day of work here in Urubamba. Through all the frustration of adjusting to how things are managed in a developing country, perseverence and hope, as cliche as they are, have really carried me to the end of my project here with Proworld. I had to realize that things do not happen instantly here as they may back in the states, and that is alright with me …

    Urubamba- the Sacred Valley

  • Finally

    Travel Journal from Peru Lima, Peru | Mon Aug 13, 2012

    Finally. I have arrived in Peru; I am awaiting my departure to Cusco. I'm excited for what's in store for me here. It'll be something new, different. It's also a little nerve racking, to think of all the comforts I've left behind, to immerse myself in a foreign place. I hope to learn and grown in ways I can't imagine. Just a few more hours before the dream becomes reality. …

    Peru Trip 2012

  • And it is time to leave..

    Travel Journal from Peru Urubamba, Peru | Sat Aug 04, 2012

    Yes. it has been too long since I have written a journal entry. Is it because I have been lazy or is it because I truly have no idea how to express the immensity of what has happened here in Urubamba; I must say that it might be a combination of both. So much has happened in the past couple of weeks.. I have been working with the stoves project, …

    Guess what I am upto in Peru..!

  • Day of Departure!

    Travel Journal from United States Pennsylvania, United States | Fri Jul 27, 2012

    As I type my first journal entry, I am hoping I have everything I need for Peru. I just bought my last item, gifts (Phillies t-shirts) for the two daughters who will be in my family. After learing that my homestay family has two young daugters, ages 2 and 4, I became even more excited for this experience. As a former camp counselor with an interest in pediatrics, I love …


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