Category Archives: Expeditions

Looking back on the week in Cuzco

Our schedule in Cuzco was quite grueling last week – 12-13 hour days, and Thursday found us eating pollo a la brasa (rotisserie chicken) delivered to our lodgings at 10 PM! Friday, however, was our last day and we finished … Continue reading

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Eleanore’s Project Experiences-Reflections of the St. Catherine University OT Students

Today we have the students telling their stories about their time in Peru. I think you’ll agree that they are a fine group of young adults. Jenna We worked with Christian last week in Lima. Christian was a very complex … Continue reading

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Cusco Wednesday

It was a much better day today than yesterday. it started in the morning, when Jorge told me that the group coming from Abancay was arriving a bit late. After the long day yesterday, even a few minutes to linger … Continue reading

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Cusco Tuesday

Today was a very long day for us or anybody for that matter – 12.5  hours for me, 13 for many of our group. The first day of any clinic is always difficult. But overall we had a successful day. … Continue reading

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Arrival in Cuzco

After a late Friday night dinner party with Yancana Huasy colleagues, we rose bright and early on Saturday for our 6:30 am ride to the airport for flights from Lima to Cuzco. We arrived to bright sunshine and blue skies, with … Continue reading

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Our week in Lima complete…

From the sunshine and cool temperatures of of Cuzco there is time at last to write a post about our final day in Lima. On Friday 7 children were scheduled including 1 returnee from earlier in the week. We were on … Continue reading

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Thursday In Lima at Yancana Huasy

Thursday morning This is Rick writing. We have just started our clinics with kids from Aynimundo – a project started and led by a Dutch architect named Warmolt. Aynimundo demands a lot from their parents – but they get extraordinary … Continue reading

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Our Wednesday

After two nights with no internet access we are back online at least for tonight! And back at the hostel in time to post some photos and stories. Unlike previous years,  we must fend for ourselves for dinner when we arrive … Continue reading

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Waiting for our team to arrive…

Sammie and I have had two lovely days of combined rest and productivity. We have gotten our laundry done and learned a few key things about the lavanderia next door in the process! We re-did orientation and welcome documents for the … Continue reading

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Warehouse Work is Done!!!

The fact that we finished all our organization and loading work at the Caritas del Peru warehouse in one day plus a couple of hours yesterday feels like a miracle, but it is true! This morning we arrived at Caritas … Continue reading

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