Monthly Archives: May 2010

Please Say It Slowly

Haoyuan (Nick) Su ’12 - So far I have enjoyed every opportunity to talk in Spanish and to learn about the culture in Quito, Ecuador. Having taken only two years’ Spanish classes, I struggled in listening and speaking at first. As … Continue reading

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A Day in Quito

Steven Becker - Like everyone on this trip has already said in their blogs, being in Ecuador has been an amazing adventure and experience thus far. And while I could literally write about these adventures all night, I don’t really feel … Continue reading

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A FIJI Adventure

Seth Young ’11 – Life in Quito, Ecuador is much different than I am use to. I come from a small town of about 8,000 people where public transportation is not an option. Crawfordsville is similar in size and resembles my home … Continue reading

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Middle of the WORLD!!

Wow!! What a great week and a half. Going into this trip I had a very small idea of what to expect having traveled to Costa Rica before. However, being whisked away as soon as we landed brought on much more anxiety. The … Continue reading

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Myers ’11 Taken by Experience in Ecuador School

Michael Myers ’11 – I decided to write about both of our trips to the schools for this blog post. While getting on the bus at 7:30 in the morning on a busy street in the center of Quito, Andrew Swart … Continue reading

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Seibel ’11 Ecuador’s Poverty Intense Experience

David Seibel ’11 – I have witnessed quite a few instances of poverty in Ecuador.  Some have been more intense than others but in the last two days, the imagery has been a bit rattling. 1. Yesterday I saw a … Continue reading

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Bowerman Learning Much on Return to Ecuador

Ryan Bowerman ’11 – It’s been a year since I was last in Ecuador, but as soon as I stepped off of the plane in the Quito airport five nights ago, I felt like I was picking up right where … Continue reading

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