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Madeira in the World Blog

June 1, 2014

Visiting the Cusco Market

Cusco has been one of the biggest shopping stops for us. Unlike the Amaru Culture Center and Pisac Market, Cusco is filled with people – from tourists...

May 30, 2014

Continuing Internships

Today we both participated in our internships once again. The group working in the Amaru Cultural Center, Ingrid, Kelleen, and Virginia, furthered their...

May 30, 2014

Viernes, 30 de Mayo 2014

Friday was Kusi Kawsay´s (the local school) last day of the term, so to celebrate they had an exposition for every grade (K-11). Danielle and I started...

May 28, 2014

Rafting on the Urubama River

Today, we went on a rafting adventure on the Urubama River. We took an hour car ride to get to the river, accompanied by our Scottish guide Dougie. When...

May 27, 2014

Visiting Our First Inca Ruins

We haven’t been to Machu Picchu yet, but we have already climbed to ruins of higher altitude on the Kapac Ñam (Inca Trail)! The first ruin was Ampu Macha...

May 26, 2014

Day One of Placements

Our first day at our placements was amazing. Marina and I are working at a school while Ingrid, Virginia, and Kelleen are working with the Amaru Cultural...

May 25, 2014

Off to Peru!

We left Reagan National Airport, after a quick lunch, at 3:00 p.m. and arrived in Miami at 5:10 p.m. After trying to find a lounge we found out that our...

April 4, 2014

¡Hola, Madrid!

For ten days over spring break, I went with ten of my classmates to visit and explore Madrid. It was an incredible experience that I know none of us could...

June 18, 2013

Weekend Getaway to Machu Picchu

Jessica Homan and Cherry Yan

June 18, 2013

Week two recap

Julia Wells wraps-up week two

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