Guatemala 2013

By Emily Galbraith This morning we had to be at breakfast at 6:45; the times we leave have been getting earlier and earlier. It isn't all that bad though. Today we had cinnamon oatmeal, refried beans, a tortilla chip with guacamole covering it, plantains, and sunny...

We woke early and met for breakfast at 7am: scrambled eggs, fried plantains, refried beans, sour cream, and toast. It was great! We needed to depart the hotel at 7:30am for our first assembly. We arrived at the school and quickly set up the sound...

It’s Sunday! We had breakfast at our hotel at 8am—oatmeal and pancakes with bananas and papaya. It was great! We departed for church at 9am, where we helped in the children’s service. We arrived approximately 30 minutes before the children began to arrive and proceeded...

We awoke in Antigua and had breakfast at our hotel. We departed at 10am on a four hour trek through the mountains to Xela. Our bus driver's name is Edwin, and he is very safe. En route we had an orientation, given by Debbie Amsler....

The first day of our trip was a long travel day. For most of us it started before 6am. We all journeyed from our respective locations to Newark airport. Everyone had arrived by 10:20am and we began the check-in process. It was fairly painless and...