Blog Entries tagged 'volunteer'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'volunteer'
- Is the hokey pokey a mission?
Pamela asked me what our mission on this trip is. Strangely hard to answer for me -- of course, to see the kids, to make sure things on the ground are what they are supposed to be. I got some Posted by CateinTO in Kasese Again | Nov 24, 2009
- Una ManzanaLa hace mi dia.
One of my students gave me an apple today in a yellow grocery bag. I beamed.
When I told them I was going home, they told me I must be really excited to see my family. Posted by buscarme in En El Desconocido | Nov 19, 2009
- good intentions"nude cyclists, come on, you know you want to ride through a corporate dinner with a box on your head to 'who let the dogs out'!"
That's a recent facebook status update from one of my fb acquaintances. It exemplifies Posted by CateinTO in Kasese Again | Nov 13, 2009
- HELP WANTED
I'm sure some of you have been wondering why there haven't been Kiva loans made recently. I'm also sure those of you following this blog will have read the [url=http://foundation.travellerspoint.c Posted by Foundation in Our Two Cents Worth... | Nov 9, 2009
- 4 Glimpses of Life in HondurasOne. –-Words, words, words
Because the rhythm of life is very different in the states I have found that I am able to read books I’ve been putting off or wouldn’t have read otherwise. There is always so much to Posted by buscarme in En El Desconocido | Nov 4, 2009
- OcupadísimosGuatemalan culture is very laid back. At least here in San Juan, the norm is to work from about eight in the morning until about noon and then maybe again after lunch until about two. Very similar to what I Posted by BenjaminE in Turtle and Barracuda | Nov 4, 2009
- La Esperanza, Copan, and AFEWell, I haven't been very good at updating this thing lately...sorry about that! I am currently in Tegucigalpa at the mission guesthouse again. We've been to La Esperanza and Copan since I last wrote. La Esperanza is Posted by SarahMay86 in A Traveller's Tale | Nov 2, 2009
- BelizeWell, I am a little behind on keeping my travels updated. So here we go with what I was up to this summer
I took an internship as an NGO intern with ProBelize. It is a small group located Posted by MJMatson in My Travels | Oct 26, 2009
- HopeI live in fear of being cliché, but I am learning to embrace the fact that just because life is full of clichés and what I’ve done and what you’ve done is cliché doesn’t mean it doesn’t mean something. Posted by buscarme in En El Desconocido | Oct 22, 2009
- SnehalayaI have just arrived back, last night, from a 2 week break in Nepal, to find that two of the children at the orphanage have died since I went away. I am profoundly shocked and deeply saddened at this tragic Posted by tcbcrews in Travels In India | Oct 19, 2009
- More fun at El SembradorSo, yesterday we (Erica, Alyssa, and I) got to go on the 9th grade feild trip! It was a lot of fun. We first went to a mountain on the outside of Catacamas (the town Escuela El Sembrador is Posted by SarahMay86 in A Traveller's Tale | Oct 18, 2009
- El Partido Grande y El Festival FolkloricoHere are the pictures, as promised, from the big game. Courtesy of Hannah. And further down you'll see the celebration we had a school today! (for all the photos go to my photo library, I didn't post them Posted by buscarme in En El Desconocido | Oct 17, 2009
- The Primrose, Pine Nuts and Post-It™ Notes
==WELCOME ONCE AGAIN==
Okay, you caught me. The title of this blog has nothing to do with it's content. But, admit it. You were curious. I can see Posted by Isadora in Our Two Cents Worth... | Oct 16, 2009
- !Hoy Si! !Papa!Honduras has been on the road to the World Cup in Africa in the summer of 2010, which they have not qualified for since 1982.
Friday they played the United States, in San Pedro! Unfortunately we weren't able to get Posted by buscarme in En El Desconocido | Oct 15, 2009
- Post Script - Sponsorship FormHere is the sponsorship form for myself, which I decided to put on here as I'd assumed it would be slightly tidier than on Facebook. There doesn't appear to be a table-making function however so it's just going to work Posted by Tom.Calver in Calvers on the Continent | Oct 10, 2009
- Introduction – Who Blogs?Blogging isn’t for me. Blogging is for:
a) Smart people who know a significant amount about a particular issue and want to share their opinion
b) Funny people with stories that other people read when they should be working
c) Weird people that thin Posted by acermak in Amanda´s Great South American Adventure | Oct 9, 2009
- Still at El Sembrador...Ok, so I know I haven't really been writing on this thing much and it's because there hasn't been much to say. Oh, life here is interesting...but I just don't know what I'd write about.
I've been teaching Posted by SarahMay86 in A Traveller's Tale | Oct 7, 2009
- Touch Of The PandaXi Xi is the only female panda that I am taking care of and today I got to pet her back. Yesterday was amazing seeing the pandas for the first time and today I touched one, feeding them is always Posted by trang87 in 2008-2011 | Oct 7, 2009
- Muy buen díaThis morning at the Centro I experienced a breakthrough with one of the students, Israel. He is one of the fairly lower functioning boys that hardly ever says even one word to anybody. But today, he asked me two questions Posted by BenjaminE in Turtle and Barracuda | Oct 7, 2009
I've been here at the panda base for a day and it is a panda life, we just sit and watch them eat after that we sit and relax, but most of the time it is boring. Seems like the Posted by trang87 in 2008-2011 | Oct 7, 2009
- Mi adventura de CopanAfter leaving our hotel at 9:30 this morning, we just got back at 6:30pm. Our bus broke down one hour into our three our trip. Even after paying for the 'Luxury' bus. But these things happen and Posted by buscarme in En El Desconocido | Oct 5, 2009
- A Copan VamosAnother week down.
Should I take a long shower?
Perhaps get a massage?
Watch a movie?
No. I think I will leave THIS morning and I think I will go here.
And look at Posted by buscarme in En El Desconocido | Oct 2, 2009
- Centro MayaWe just finished our sixth day working at Centro Maya. The first week has been a bit up and down. Until we get to know the kids better, it´s going to continue to be difficult. We also discovered quickly that Posted by BenjaminE in Turtle and Barracuda | Oct 2, 2009
- THE FOUR CORNERS
'"If service is the rent you pay for your existence on this earth, are you behind in your rent?"
Robert G. Allen'
Okay, you caught me. I'm stuck in "quote" mod Posted by Isadora in Our Two Cents Worth... | Sep 30, 2009
- 5 Glimpses of My Life in HondurasThe Adventures of Tortilla Man
About a week ago or so, I heard the familiar call of the tortilla man making rounds on his dirt bike. “Tortillas! Tortillas!” in his smiling, feminine voice. I’m a regular peeping Tom these Posted by buscarme in En El Desconocido | Sep 29, 2009