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Madeira in the World Blog

June 18, 2013

Thank you Amaru friends

Ms. Inouye beautifully describes their final evening in Pisac and their transformative trip.

June 11, 2013

Altitude sickness and potato education

Cherry Yan and Jordan give the run down of day five in Amaru

June 10, 2013

Let's go spinning...yarn that is

By Sarah Wang and Jessica Homan

June 4, 2013

Day two: No sweat

Shraddha Karnati ’15 and Janet Wang ’15 share their experience connecting with Peruvian culture through four sessions in the sweat lodge

June 3, 2013

Day one: In the shadow of Machu Picchu

Madeira chaperones Ms. Mei Li Inouye and Ms. Holland Williams share their first experiences upon arriving in Pisac, Peru.

June 2, 2013

Off to Peru

This past Saturday (June 1) eight Madeira girls and two staff members began their Co-Curriculum "learnership" to Cusco, Peru via Reagan International Airport...

April 5, 2013

Learnerships: A cure for the common trip abroad

You see the fliers at virtually every school – including the halls of Madeira: “Spring break in Paris” or “Summer in Spain.” Just from these phrases, one...

March 25, 2013

Back to Buenos Aires

Yesterday we returned to Buenos Aires and spent most of the day enjoying the Sunday open markets and antique sales. On our way back to the city, we witnessed...

March 25, 2013

Katherine Benton's day in Kunming

My Kunming host family has five people: a father, mother, son, grandmother, and the grandmother's helper. This family has been nothing but hospitable and...

March 24, 2013

Day seven: An ordinary family

The Guo family call themselves "putong"--ordinary. We are working class people, they say. Our jobs are putong, our home is putong, even the foods we eat...

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