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There have been so many photos taken, yet the time to upload them all to the blog has been limited. Enjoy! https://www.flickr.com/photos/134513648@N06/sets/72157655596247076 Continue reading
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The students that are in Guanajuato for just two more days are extremely hard workers. Yesterday we worked in a town named Yerbabuena at a Corazon Canino, a dog shelter. Through thick and thin, we should also mention rain, these young people are true leaders. Their service has touched so... Continue reading
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Thank you to the Coservas for having us in the town of Santa Rosa! The local ladies have created a process to make delicious jellies and cooked items like nopal and coconut. They have secured a large contract with the restaurant chain TOKS that helps the Conservas sustain jobs for... Continue reading
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Yesterday we met with a local artist who demonstrated how to make traditional crafts using barro. The students and staff had a good time trying to recreate Sr.Martin's work. Hopefully students will be able to play these just like the ones in Teotihuacán. Continue reading
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Today students helped prepare the girls orphanage and gallery space for the end of year cellebration. Some students painted, others tended to the garden, and some made the gallery space ready for the art show tomorrow. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Have you ever listened to bachata music? Students who braved the swift rains of Guanajuato were able to take a lesson in how to dance bachata with sass! Also, this week our service at Buen Pastor kicks off. This very special girls internado needs some sprucing up and a touch... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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The first week in Guanajuato has brought our students many new experiences. Getting to know the host famies, visiting the mummy museum, watching the crowning of Ms.Guanajuato, rocking to the music of Playa Limbo, registering for a 5k with the Mexican Army, making kites out of very basic products and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
Students have been quite busy with school and cultural activities. Yesterday we visited El museo de las momias for a once in a lifetime experience. Today students will attend a special coronation in the town. Photos to follow. Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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