Lupalaya and Lake Titicaca

March 31, 2017 Lauren Reynolds: Today was incredible. We met for breakfast at 7am and were on the road with by 8am to Lupalaya to see Lake Titicaca, scope out a possibility for a future water project, and visit the children at the orphanage there. … [Continue reading]

Last Day of Spanish Class

March 30, 2017 Lauren Reynolds: Today was the last day of classes! It was really fun because we did 3 hours of tutoring and then got to end an hour early to play a Spanish game and eat salteñas! I was absolutely terrible at the game but it was fun … [Continue reading]

A Visit to UMSA

March 29, 2017 Connor Yarnall: My day began with another Spanish lesson; however, we had to cut this one short for a meeting with the chancellor of UMSA. UMSA is a large university in La Paz with eighty thousand students. We went to one of their … [Continue reading]

Viva Bolivia!

March 28, 2017 Lauren Reynolds: Today was a beautiful day because I got to pick what we ate and that was salteñas! I love salteñas. If you're reading this, you probably read my introduction, which mentioned that I had been to Bolivia before, so … [Continue reading]

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]