Thursday, June 20, 2013

Post Semester Trip

I know I've been in the States for 3.5 weeks now, but I've been moving nonstop and trying not to get too nostalgic for Ecuador quite yet, so I hadn't posted any of the photos from the end of the semester trip I took with my mom to the Galapagos Islands and then to Machu Picchu in Peru.

I don't know of any great stories right now, but I can explain any of the picture if you would like, and I'd be more than happy to share more when I have some down time! (here's the link to the photos on Facebook, with a bit more description)

It was wonderful to travel with my mom, challenging both of our Spanish skills yet finding our way. I was also able to bring her to CENIT for a visit, on the bus, showing her how I got there and how much it meant to me. We went out to dinner with my friends to say goodbye, after which the adventure with her was a great distraction. I do apologize for the lack of descriptions here, but so much is now just in verbal stories or specific anecdotes, and I cannot do it justice with a written description.

Here are a few photos with friends and family. (Adrian was having a rough day, but I've received word from Patricia that he still knocks on my door looking for me, and he asks where I am. Just thinking about that makes me tear up still.)

Ecuador: Galapagos Islands

Peru: Cusco and Machu Picchu

1 comment:

  1. Incredible pictures. Very nice (understated) tribute to your time in Ecuador and to those who obviously touched your life in a very deep and meaningful way. Great experiences. I hope others at HPU and elsewhere choose to follow in your footsteps.