Day Eight – Highlights and Photo Gallery

The discoveries were rampant on Day Eight - outcrops, fossils, modern history, and...a float … [Continue reading]

Days Six and Seven – Iguanas and Coral; Stromatolites and Slime

San Salvador shows us glimpses of both a beautiful tropical paradise and a rugged and, at times, harsh landscape. At no time (so far) has this dichotomy been more apparent than the difference between Day Six and Day Seven on the Island. On Day … [Continue reading]

Days Four and Five – Highlights and Photo Gallery

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Day Three – Highlights and Photo Gallery

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Day Two – First Look at Gerace and San Sal

Off the plane and straight into the field - Day Two wasted no time making its mark. The one hour flight from Nassau to San Salvador afforded aerial views of island structures and their geologic features in the Atlantic Ocean. For the 60 minutes on … [Continue reading]

Day One – St. Louis to Nassau

Sunshine, excited travelers, caves, the beach, and Chinese food. Day One was a win. The field trip officially began at Lambert International Airport in St. Louis, MO, at 5:30am (CST). After a quick changeover in Charlotte, NC, the students of … [Continue reading]

“Tell Everybody I’m On My Way…”

Itineraries are set. Forms are filled out. Passports are acquired. Bags are being packed. Snorkels are being fitted. All in preparation for a...field trip? When the field trip is for a class entitled Bahamian Carbonate Geology, it becomes a bit … [Continue reading]

Let’s Learn Spanish!

March 27, 2017 First Day of School (and of real traffic in La Paz)—by Jordan Pryor The first day of school was, for lack of better words, a struggle. I believe that this was mostly because we were all still acclimatizing and somewhat still … [Continue reading]

En Route to La Paz!

3/25/17 Before Arrival—by Connor Yarnall Today is the day I travel to La Paz, Bolivia. I have never been to La Paz and I am extremely excited to learn about the people and their way of life. I hope to find a culture that is unpredictable … [Continue reading]

Meet the Bloggers: Bolivia 2017

This spring break, four S&T students are traveling to Bolivia to study Spanish, visit cultural sites, and meet with faculty at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in La Paz. Their trip is sponsored in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of … [Continue reading]