Blog Entries tagged 'volunteer'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'volunteer'
- 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 flemishgirl 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
- Planning for Ghana TripPlanning for the trip began with my connecting with Global Volunteers. They gave me a road map of what to do including practical tips from obtaining a visa to a packing "what is needed" list. After receiving the Posted by kemsmith in Volunteering in Ghana | Oct 5, 2010
- People in GhanaGhana is a beautiful country that has everything to offer in terms of beautiful scenery: lush green rain forests, golden sandy beaches filled with exotic palm- and coconut-trees, big modern cities with a strong traditional twist, etc. But what really Posted by Fat Face in Ben & Emilie's Adventures | Aug 17, 2010
- Food in GhanaOne of the things we were particularly surprised with was the food in Ghana (so much even that Ben bought himself a Ghanaian recipe-book!), always served in humongous quantities. You can either eat at home, on the roadside, in a Posted by Fat Face in Ben & Emilie's Adventures | Aug 16, 2010
- Transport in Ghana We thought it would be nice to write some general entries about themes that we most related to our adventure in Ghana. This is a detailed entry about transport in all its glory with information as well as funny annecdotes Posted by Fat Face in Ben & Emilie's Adventures | Aug 16, 2010
- Kakum National Park (by Ben)
Kakum National Park, before we went on the walk
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- Friends, Family and Home (by Ben)
Emilie with Beatrice
When we arrived Beatrice was always very very excited to see us, and she was always very happy when we Posted by Fat Face in Ben & Emilie's Adventures | Aug 12, 2010
- The Construction Site (by Ben)The Construction Site
Emilie at the site.
Agbo mixing cement
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- On the Street (by Ben)On the Street
In Ghana there was such a great atmosphere everywhere you were. Houses tend to be very basic for the majority of people, usually just bare concrete walls and floors, and very little time is actually spent indoors, so Posted by Fat Face in Ben & Emilie's Adventures | Aug 12, 2010
- The Beach (by Ben)The Beach
Fisherman in Denu are selling their fresh fish. People are already trying to buy the fish before the fisherman fully reach the shore.
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- Coffins (by Ben)Coffins
Simon took us to a workshop in Accra where they build custom coffins.
When somebody dies, they can have a coffin made representing what they did in life.
This is what I will h Posted by Fat Face in Ben & Emilie's Adventures | Aug 12, 2010