Working with disadvantaged children Chapel Hill Methodist Arrives Working with families of disadvantaged children (Chapel Hill Methodist Church) Helping children at an orphanage El Roque Methodist Project Working on the farm: Picking cherries, pineapple, mangos and planting coffee.
Departing Wichita Arriving in Havana, Cuba Arriving Matanzas, Cuba Casa Farfan With the Gulf of Mexico nearby Classes in Spanish Cuban Ice Cream
Snorkeling in the Gulf of Mexico Eating at a paladar restaurant Efrain Gonzalez Museum
Sometimes conversation class is silly and fun and sometimes it is just exhausting.
This is the final post for a most successful experience abroad for service and study in the Yucatan Peninsula. Grupo 2016 was a marvelous, productive group of women of great promise. They were not only pursuing majors and minors in Spanish but were studying or had studied in other areas such as medicine, criminology, English, […]
On Thursday we traveled to Tulum, beautiful ancient city by the sea. You can tell it is from the Post Classic period because gone are the beautiful details and exquisite artistic extras. This is evidence of the Mayan culture under stress. Tulum was one of the last great cities of trade that characterized the Maya […]
The second day of Mayan History and Culture class was stupendous !! Our maestro, Alberto Celarie had a huge surprise for the class. First of all we learned a Mayan dance with the help of professional dancers, then we were painted and dressed in the classic Mayan dress. We walked outside to the site of […]
The second cooking class with Chef Jose Luis and Chef Cesar focused on guacamole, chopping, mixing. We made yummy Horchata, mixed masa to make tortillas, fried them with the help of Chef Cesar. Yummy! What a great team!
We visited two small but important archeological zones in Cancun followed by swimming. It was a very hot day and a good day for the beach even though there were rain clouds around.