Monthly Archives: May 2011

Our Travelers Visit Chichoy Alto Outreach!

Below is an email I received for the blog from our students, Carrie Dryden, Emily Cornish, Kalli Gibbs and Erin Ranz.  They visited Chichoy Alto on Thursday, May 26th – the day before leaving Guatemala on this memorable trip. Today … Continue reading

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Excursion to Panajachel!

Last weekend our travelers took a brief excursion to Panajachel where they got in a little R&R, sight seeing and shopping.  Here’s a photo after their first week at Hermano Pedro.  And an alternate shot, as well as some photos of … Continue reading

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More Updates from our Travelers!

Katie Norvell, adjunct professor and music therapy grad student and Anna Moffat, a music therapy student, wrote the following regarding their work and experiences: What a week! After our adventure-filled weekend in Panajachel (pictures to follow on another posting hopefully … Continue reading

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Are Our Travelers Actually Working? The Answer is an Emphatic YES!!!!

Up to now I’ve only had pictures to post of our travelers’ hotel, the food they ate and some of the fun activities they’ve experienced.  Due to patient confidentiality issues, the purpose of their trip – a service learning experience … Continue reading

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MORE PICTURES!!

Our group has been diligently working at the orphanage, but we are unable at this time to post pictures of the activities there due to confidentiality issues.  A professional photographer will be taking pictures this week and once the proper permissions … Continue reading

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Notes from their Adventures – Wednesday, May 18, 2011!!!

Erin, Kalli and Lauren were kind enough to write the following about their activities for our blog.  Wednesday was another busy and productive day in Antigua!!! The day began with the super yummy breakfast at the hotel consisting of an … Continue reading

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PICTURES!!!! (thanks, Jessica!)

 Here are some pictures from their first days in Guatemala!  Click on the pictures to expand. Following are photos of their flight and right after they landed.             Here’s some pictures of their quaint hotel.       … Continue reading

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Just In . . . Word from Dr. Briggs!!

I received an email this morning from Dr. Cynthia Briggs regarding their adventures in Guatemala:  “our brains hurt! We are trying to work in and learn spanish-more spanish at the same time. (Dr.) Becky and (Dr.) Cynthia spent the morning with … Continue reading

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Our First Contact with Travelers!

Dr. Cynthia Briggs just sent her first email and here’s the scoop:  Hola! We’ve had a great first day! Spent the morning meeting all of the clients we will be working with and the afternoon in 4 hours of spanish lessons. … Continue reading

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PRE-DEPARTURE!

Two weeks before leaving on May 15th, our group of intrepid travelers met to pack up all the many donated items for their trip.  Dr. Becky von der Heyde sent out an email to faculty and staff at Maryville for … Continue reading

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