Blog Entries tagged 'volunteer'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'volunteer'
- Participant TestimonialOver Christmas/winter break, Casa HOY was visited by volunteers from several different countries. Some people stayed for a week, others for two weeks. All of them had a wonderful time taking in the holiday festivities in Mexico and doing volunteer Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Feb 8, 2012
- Peaceboat ピースボートHello (proof)readers. I've decided to attempt to start a blog on travellerspoint as this is a good place for fellow travellers to congregate; exchange photos and get some advice and travel tips. I've found travellerspoint useful at times, so if Posted by RMS8 in Peaceboat Journey | Jan 18, 2012
- Yes, Baby Jesus is in the BreadThe Rosca de Reyes is one of my (many) favorite traditions in Mexico. It is especially important to me, however, because the first time I did it on my own (without Casa HOY) I didn’t have any money and I Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Jan 11, 2012
- Ciudad Quesada, Rockstars and new video!Yes! Finally after battling with slow internet the Week 8 Part 1 is finally up! But that was 2 weeks ago. Now we are in Ciudad Quesada and has painted a school so it looks very beautiful and happy! We Posted by marcusgrip in The Costa Rica Project | Oct 12, 2011
- The Costa Rica ProjectHi everybody! I just started an account here because I wanted to have a place to share and talk to other travelers and this place seemed perfect. Although we are past halfway through our journey I would like to spread Posted by marcusgrip in The Costa Rica Project | Oct 9, 2011
- CASA HOY PROUDLY ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH IVHQ!This fall Casa HOY welcomes its first IVHQ-Mexico volunteers since beginning its partnership with the international volunteer agency [[http://www.volunteerhq.org/|IVHQ]], which operates in 18 different countries, helping thousands of volunteers connect wi Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Sep 15, 2011
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- The Lost World Tour In PanamaI had heard many times before of the famous waterfall called Salto Dorado, hidden deep in the jungle outside of Cerro Esperanza, inside of the Palo Seco national park in the Indian reservation called the Comarca Ngäbe-Buglé. But hardly Posted by Marvinadventure in Organic Chocolate Adventures In Panama | Jun 15, 2011
- Organic Chocolate Overlooked And Under Appreciated In PanamaCompared to the multitude of coffee tours to be had in Panama, the fascinating world of chocolate seems to get little attention. This may be because of the way chocolate is produced- instead of the big industrial coffee farms Posted by Marvinadventure in Organic Chocolate Adventures In Panama | Jun 15, 2011
- Burning JudasBurning Judas
I don’t usually admit it anymore, but I’m a Christian. But I’m not a Christian in Mexico. Or maybe I mean to say that I’m not a Mexican Christian. I know that doesn’t make sense to anyone from the Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Apr 23, 2011
- What'd YOU do over break? What did you do over break? There’s always lots of competition, right? Who went to Cancun, Daytona Beach, Europe. But really, nothing beats going to San Agustín Tetlama, Temixco, Morelos, Mexico. Yeah seriously, I know it’s a mouthful. All you Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Mar 1, 2011
- The Lighthouse OrphanageAs we bumped into the dirt courtyard of the Lighthouse Orphanage, I wished I could have brought more. Clouds of dust were billowing up as the older children played volleyball. The youngsters were stacking up brightly coloured building Posted by CarlaTracy in Carla Tracy | Feb 23, 2011
- Can't Get Enough of Chile![i]Laurie, a middle school Spanish teacher from IN, traveled to Santiago and Valparaiso, Chile in May and June of 2010 through our organization, United Planet. She returned to Santiago this winter to visit and reconnect with the place she fell Posted by UPBoston in United Planet Community | Feb 1, 2011
- Part 2: Thanksgiving Day Part 2: My Thanksgiving Day started early, with a quick trip to the local tienda to grab my favorite junk-breakfast foods – mantecadas (super fattening mini muffins), Pan Bimbo donuts, and my current addiction, lollipops. A friend of mine, Dan, Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Nov 25, 2010
- Part 1: My Thanksgiving: Picking up Cow Patties Riding in the back of a truck, sitting on a big bag full of dried cow poop isn’t exactly the way I imagined spending my Thanksgiving this year. Usually it’s spent slaving away in the kitchen and then stuffing my Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Nov 23, 2010
- IT'S A BRAND NEW DAY!!
==IT IS DEFINITELY A BRAND NEW DAY! IT'S DEFINITELY A BRAND NEW YEAR!!!! WELCOME TO 2011 AND ALL THAT IT HAS IN STORE!!!==
Yes, I'm quite aware Posted by Isadora in Our Two Cents Worth... | Jan 9, 2011
- AnichaIt is one of the essential doctrines or three marks of existence in Buddhism: all of conditioned existence, without exception, is in a constant state of flux, the absence of permanence and continuity.
So basically there is ONE nice sounding Posted by tinelhoest in Sustainable Travel | Dec 17, 2010
- How to Make PoncheIt’s the time of year again here in Cuernavaca – when the weather starts to get chilly (below 60°!) and people pull out their winter hats and scarves. There’s a crispness in the air that lets your body know it’s Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Nov 20, 2010
- Journey to Kasapin
After a 4 day introduction to the Land of Ghana we re-packed our suitcases, with tremendous difficulty I might add, and set of Posted by Yaa Sue in The Obligatory Overseas Voluntary Trip | Nov 18, 2010
- Jet set, GO!To be completely honest with you, I was so busy with work and preparations in the weeks before departure that I wasn't as excited as I should have been. Going on this trip was one of those 'once in a Posted by Yaa Sue in The Obligatory Overseas Voluntary Trip | Nov 18, 2010
- City of Eternal Spring – except for today (and tomorrow)When you ask people what they like most about Cuernavaca, the weather is always on people’s top five. The City of Eternal Spring is a favorite destination for snow birds and other travelers around the world, as well as chilangos Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Nov 11, 2010
- Our last spring participant...and ready for the Summer!Michael Hink, a traveler-volunteer from Germany, was our last guest this spring. An enthusiastic person and an avid traveler, he was on a 2-month journey through Mexico, visiting several places and writing about his experiences for a newspaper back home Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Jul 1, 2010
- Casa HOY's First Summer Program for FamiliesThe Rowe family, a party of four from British Columbia, Canada, came to participate in the inagural Casa HOY trip for families!
The Rowes visited several of HOY’s favorite volunt Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Aug 23, 2010
- A Fijian Adventure Awaits
It's been several weeks of rest following the completion of our July 2010 Savuna water project. Think Pacific's expedition leaders have had time to wind down and relax in th Posted by tplove10 in uluibau Fiji 2010 | Oct 27, 2010
- Pisco Sin Fronteras
Well, this time I think some of you have already had a peek at what we've been up to for the past two weeks because we posted another photo a Posted by PetCon in La Aventura de Los Conards | Oct 23, 2010